When calculating the translation cost, most translation companies take one word of original text or page (~ 250 words) as an accounting unit. As for Chinese, Japanese, and Korean, 400 hieroglyphs are taken as an accounting unit.
23 December, 2017
Apparently, one does not nave to be extremely well-read or broad-minded to solve crossword puzzles efficiently. According to Noah Veltman, a web developer from UK, in every language there is a certain set of words that show up particularly often in crossword puzzles.
08 May, 2013
Onomatopoetic words, ``buzz``, ``beep`` and ``moo``, for instance, mimic the action or object they represent. They are, ...
25 February, 2012
The etmyological origin of the word "dude" is debated but the original use of the term dates back to 1870 where the term...
24 January, 2012
The word «interjection» literally means «thrown in between» from the Latin «inter» («between») and «jacere» («throw»).
10 October, 2011
A French study study published by the University of Lyon has shown that Spanish (after Japanese) is the fastest spoken l...
23 September, 2011
Shoppers in Germany might feel a little embarrassed about asking for "Ficken" schnapps by name - the drink is named afte...
16 September, 2011
John Simpson, the chief editor of the OED, said that it seems that many of the words had been around for years, but they...
17 June, 2011
The Natchez are a Native American people who originally lived in the Natchez Bluffs area. They spoke a language isolate that has no known close relatives, although it may be very distantly related to the Muskogean languages of the Creek Confederacy.
14 June, 2011