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Android Translation errors

Discussion in 'Airport City Bugs, Glitches & Errors' started by Le petit prince, 7 August 2018.

  1. You are born 200 years too late for that. Remember that Belgium was once part of France, under Napoleon. Probably we picked up the French words then.
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  2. ah ah ! I often think so ! I am not in the right century !

    it is more than likely ! you are right !
  3. CajsaMacD

    CajsaMacD VIP Flyer

    Hehe! I sincerely hope GI will never attempt to do a Swedish version! Having seen enough horrific translation errors in other software translated into Swedish, I have no doubt I would have to stick to English or get a nervous breakdown. There are in fact a few grammar error in the English version of the game, which I haven't even bothered to report because I can live with them and because I expect their response will be the same as when you report a game issue: We have checked your game and there is nothing wrong with it (even when hundreds of users have reported the same issue here in the forum and elsewhere).
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  4. Off topic....it’s funny you say that...stores here in Japan use google translate all the time ... to translate to English....results are hilarious.
    Here are a few... https://www.pinterest.com/jparbon/funny-japanese-signs/
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  5. Free2Play

    Free2Play Airport City Developer VIP Flyer Active Member

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    We're supposedly paying money for native speakers to do translations for every language we support, but of course there're mistakes here and there. There're 1500+ side missions, thousands of collectible items, etc. and all that is translated into 12 languages as of now with every update. If you see an error — please post to this thread or file a ticket to support team.
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  6. For example, the famous Attitude Indicator, is not "Orizonte articiciale" (which is never French but italian) in French, it is "Indicateur de Virage" :D !
  7. In Portuguese they put the same translation “Horizonte Artificial”, which seems ok, according to this photo below
    And I googled “horizon artifficiel” and obtained the same type of photos (edited)
  8. Yes ! It would be "Horizon Artificiel" ! but not "Orizonte Artificiale", because it is not French !
  9. here another one, "Slimme Spijkerbroek" should be "Slimme (Sport)schoenen"
  10. I had found another error which i reported to GI, they had "Suspenders" translated as "Jarretels" in "I sharpened my axe", they fixed that to "Bretels" in this new version, so they do listen :)
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  11. This is a couple of month old post but somehow I just found out this.
    If you are paying for native speakers for translation, I would suggest you kick the Korean translators ass!!
    I can put up with some strange translations, but the translation for "fruit lollipop" is written in Japanese!!
    I think you guys better use Google translate. It will be far much better than your paid Korean translator.
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  12. It was done inHouse by us. Tag @Husam . Maybe need to check where the error is.
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  13. I know, and I'm taking care of Korean there ;)
    Just wanted the game to have the right word for it.
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  14. Sorry for commenting in an old thread again, and tagging you Free2Play, but I wanted to share translation error with you.
    Screenshot_20181204-234801_Airport City.jpg
    When you send gifts, you can see a simple description of the gift under the name of the item. For Earplugs and Fruit Lollipop, you have the names in Korean but the description is in Japanese. I pointed out that the name of Fruit Lollipop was written in Japanese about a month ago and got it fixed. But now the descriptions are in Japanese. This might be a simple mistake, but this is quite offending to us.
    Please do check and have your language pack team pay more attention to it.

    I don't know whether this was in the game for awhile or happened with the latest update since I usually play in English.

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