Monthly Archives: April 2023

Etymology #7: The greatest mistranslations ever

By | April 7, 2023

Translation is an essential part of communication between different cultures and languages. Whether it is for business, diplomacy, or entertainment, translation can be a powerful tool to bridge gaps and foster mutual understanding. However, translation is also a delicate and complex process that requires skill and attention to detail. Even the smallest mistake can result in a mistranslation… Read More »

Rare Languages #7: Dzongkha

By | April 2, 2023

Nestled in the Himalayan Mountains lies the small, landlocked country of Bhutan, where the national language is Dzongkha. With around 250,000 speakers, Dzongkha is not one of the most widely spoken languages in the world. Dzongkha is the official language of Bhutan and is also spoken in India, primarily in the neighboring state of Sikkim. Dzongkha is the… Read More »