tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Fri Oct 30 14:03:34 2009
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Re: Translations of type 2 suffixes with -be'
David Trimboli (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Tracy Canfield wrote:
> 2009/10/30 David Trimboli <email@example.com>
>> Don't look for formulas to translate; listen to the phrase and search your
>> understanding of English for the best translation.
> I'm doing machine translation, so my best strategy is to look for rules that
> cover multiple cases, then hunt up the exceptions separately (or, if I'm
> lucky, find another rule that covers them).
Then I daresay your machine translations must necessarily sound awkward
at times. That's just the nature of the beast, isn't it?
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