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Discussion in 'Multilingual Glossaries' started by MonsieurAquilone, Sep 1, 2006.

  1. MonsieurAquilone Senior Member

    Auckland
    NZ - English
    How about a glossary on all of the countries of the world!?

    I have made a start.
     

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  2. mithrellas

    mithrellas Senior Member

    Barcelona
    Spanish & catalan - Catalonia (Spain)
    This could be quite long but great idea.

    I have added a catalan column and some countries.
     

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  3. IkHouVanPulcino Senior Member

    Italian
    View attachment 3359

    Hello, I've added the italian versions :) Hope it worked with the file, I can't use the computer really well, so I hope you all can read it :p

    Simona
     
  4. ireney

    ireney Modistra

    U.S.A.
    Greek Greece
    Here's the thing: I was given a few days ago a file with all the possible (and sometimes impossible) names of countries to translate in Greek.

    I didn't feel like adding them all since I don't know if we all agree all these ARE countries. I made a new excel with only the English list I was given and the Greek translation I had already made. Would someone check it out? See which of these ARE countries to begin with?
     
  5. mithrellas

    mithrellas Senior Member

    Barcelona
    Spanish & catalan - Catalonia (Spain)
    Hi ireney,

    Nice work there. :)

    Your list has the same name than MonsieurAquilone's list (who began this thread) but you have ignored in your excel the French, Spanish, Italian and Catalan columns. I have combined both lists so we don't lose any lenguaje, ok? ;)

    I have added all your entries though I agree with that maybe some could not be considered countries.

    Maybe someone else could check it.
     
  6. robbie_SWE

    robbie_SWE Senior Member

    Sweden
    Swedish (have three "mother languages": SWE, ROM, ENG)
    I'm putting the two last lists together and adding Romanian and Swedish. It might take some time!

    :) robbie
     
  7. ireney

    ireney Modistra

    U.S.A.
    Greek Greece
    Just a note: Sorry about the same name! I forgot to change it :eek: The purpose was just to make a list in excel, have you guys check it and then add it (or part of it) to Monsieur Aquilone's list (by the way I just love his idea, that's one glossary I am going to check all the time!)

    P.S. Could the next person that edits it copy/paste Βραζιλία for the Greek name of Brazil?
     
  8. robbie_SWE

    robbie_SWE Senior Member

    Sweden
    Swedish (have three "mother languages": SWE, ROM, ENG)
    So! Finally done! I have no more energy to do the Swedish part. That will have to wait for another day.

    PS: Ireney, I've added Βραζιλία to the list.

    View attachment 3371

    :) robbie
     
  9. MonsieurAquilone Senior Member

    Auckland
    NZ - English
    I have added in a very large proportion of the French column.
     

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  10. sabrinita85

    sabrinita85 Senior Member

    Rome, Italy
    Italian
    I've added the Italian part!
     
  11. DrWatson

    DrWatson Senior Member

    Finland (North)
    Finnish
  12. robbie_SWE

    robbie_SWE Senior Member

    Sweden
    Swedish (have three "mother languages": SWE, ROM, ENG)
  13. betulina una mod a Baetulo

    al bressol del basquetbol
    català - Catalunya
    Hi!
    I completed Catalan and Spanish columns.

    Robbie, I couldn't open your file, so Swedish is missing in mine. :( Can you add it yourself by copying and pasting? I don't know what happens, when I open your file, an error message comes out. :confused:

    Thanks!
     
  14. robbie_SWE

    robbie_SWE Senior Member

    Sweden
    Swedish (have three "mother languages": SWE, ROM, ENG)
    :eek: Aahh, I get so frustrated when things don't work. But I think I have fixed it now!

    View attachment 3401

    :) robbie
     
  15. natasha2000

    natasha2000 Senior Member

    I added Serbian.

    Sorry, there are some countries I have never heard of. :eek:

    Like Holly See, for example....:p
     
  16. minengiz New Member

    istanbul
    turkish-turkey
    hi,
    I've added the names of the countries in Turkish.
     

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  17. sabrinita85

    sabrinita85 Senior Member

    Rome, Italy
    Italian
    Someone made a mess: he took a non-updated version, wrote on it and uploaded here... but he doesn't know that he DELETED the whole work of many people...

    Next time, PLEASE BE CAREFUL!!!

    Here is a new version, including everything that has been written to this moment.
     
  18. betulina una mod a Baetulo

    al bressol del basquetbol
    català - Catalunya
    Oh, yes, I forgot to ask! I found that "Holly See" (actually, I found "Holy See") is another name for "Vatican". Is that right? Should it be there, then? (I know Ireney said that somebody should check if all the terms should be there as countries, but I'm afraid nobody did. :eek: )

    Thanks, Sabrina, for "rescuing" everything! :eek:
     
  19. Chazzwozzer

    Chazzwozzer Senior Member

    Istanbul
    Turkish
    Yeah, I was going to say that. I changed "Holly See" to "Vatican City"

    I fixed the problem of Turkish column as well, translations were not in the right places. I've also added Vatikan for Vatican City and made some little corrections.

    Good work, minengiz.
     
  20. DrWatson

    DrWatson Senior Member

    Finland (North)
    Finnish
    Well, Vatican City is not the same as Holy See. This is a quote from the Wikipedia article:
    Therefore there should be one entry for Vatican City and another for the Holy See.
     
  21. betulina una mod a Baetulo

    al bressol del basquetbol
    català - Catalunya
    Oh, right, good to know! Thank you, DrWatson! But then which one is the country itself? Vatican? I think this one should be in the chart and not the other one. :confused:
     
  22. Chazzwozzer

    Chazzwozzer Senior Member

    Istanbul
    Turkish
    Vatican City (even State of the Vatican City-Status Civitatis Vaticanae) is actually what we call it as.

    Name of this country has already been changed and added to the list. (Please see my previous post.)
     
  23. zaby

    zaby Senior Member

    Hello,

    I added the few missing French names
     
  24. MonsieurAquilone Senior Member

    Auckland
    NZ - English
    Thank you, would you be able to add the attachment, please?

    Merci bien.
     
  25. zaby

    zaby Senior Member

    I edited my post, I first didn't realized I exceeded my attachment quota ;)
     
  26. cutu Junior Member

    I've added the hebrew countries , in hebrew scripts.
    And so I've added the country " Zaire " to English and hebrew.

    But for some reason i can't find a way to upload the file :O
     
  27. Frank06

    Frank06 Senior Member

    Nederlands / Dutch (Belgium)
    Hi,

    I found this list online. A few 100 country names, in English, French, German and Chinese (simpl., trad., PY).

    I hope it helps.

    Groetjes,

    Frank
     
  28. cutu Junior Member

    Great list there frank, was really looking for the chinese list .
    Way to go :D
     
  29. gigi1 Junior Member

    Athens, Greece
    Greek Greece
    Small changes in Greek columns.
     
  30. Brazuca Junior Member

    São Paulo
    Portuguese (Brasil)
    Portuguese added ;)
     

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  31. ronanpoirier

    ronanpoirier Senior Member

    Porto Alegre
    Brazil - Portuguese
    I added just a few countries in the Portuguese list and I added like a half names for Hungarian. I better do a better research. Those are the ones I know. :)
     
  32. zaby

    zaby Senior Member

    The French names I added have been lost :( . Let me put them back :) :
     
  33. Stefanie1976 Junior Member

    Maryland, USA
    German, Germany
    I added the German column best I could.
     

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  34. Nu971

    Nu971 Junior Member

    I added Thai colume...please see in attached file. Thanks..
     

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  35. zaigucis

    zaigucis Senior Member

    Riga
    Latvian, Latvia
    I added Latvian, freeze English, so it will be more easy to use :)
     
  36. Pink bubbles Junior Member

    American English - United States
    Thank you SO MUCH! This is so helpful on sites that are multilingual (they switch back and forth between languages - it's really quite confusing). And thank you to zaigucis for freezing the English portion...it helped tons!
     
  37. lory_k75

    lory_k75 Senior Member

    Have only added a couple of the titles 'Countries' in Italian and spanish, and a couple missing in italian.

    Question: Should Turks and Caicos Islands not be 'Turkish'?

    :)

    Lory
     
  38. Frank06

    Frank06 Senior Member

    Nederlands / Dutch (Belgium)
    Hi,
    Apparantly it is 'Turks ...', not 'Turkish...'. See e.g. here and the ISO-site.

    Groetjes!

    Frank
     
  39. Flaminius

    Flaminius coclea mod

    capita Iaponiae
    日本語 / japāniski / יפנית
    Japanese added.
     
  40. Víctor Pérez

    Víctor Pérez Senior Member

    España
    Français - Español peninsular
    CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF YOU !!

    I just want to congratulate all of you for the jolly job you are doing. It just shows that people from anywhere can do a lot together.
    Keep on going !

    Víctor
     
  41. tvdxer Senior Member

    Minnesota, U.S.A.
    Minnesota, U.S.A. - English
    Monsieur: May I copy your original submission (without the additions from others here) and use the spreadsheet on a conlang board for conlangers to submit their country names?

    Thank you.
     
  42. Cepkah Junior Member

    Bulgaria
    Bilingual:Bulgarian - Turkish
    O.K., and the new one :))
     

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  43. werrr Senior Member

    Czech added.
     
  44. Dalian

    Dalian Senior Member

    Shanghai, China
    Mandarin
    (Simplified) Chinese added.

    Dalian
     

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  45. Pedrovski Senior Member

    English, Portuguese
    Just one warning: the Portuguese list is in Brazilian Portuguese and while there is some attempt to include European Portuguese terms as well, it is certainly incomplete.

    As such, I would recommend caution in using it outside of Brazil.

    (Yes, it's ridiculous having different names for the same country within the same language. Blame it on sheer incompetence and a profound lack of coordenation between the Brazilian and Portuguese governments and their respective linguistic authorities).
     
  46. Pedrovski Senior Member

    English, Portuguese
    Ah another thing:

    Dalian, couldn't one write "Portugal" simply as "PuQuo" instead of the complete version, like you did for other countries such as the UK?

    My mandarin isn't very good, so I could be wrong...
     
  47. Frank06

    Frank06 Senior Member

    Nederlands / Dutch (Belgium)
    Hi,

    Here you can find a list in Dutch.
    I'm so sorry for not adding them to the excel file myself, but I don't have that much spare time lately.

    Groetjes,


    Frank
     
  48. Dalian

    Dalian Senior Member

    Shanghai, China
    Mandarin
    You might hear "Pu Guo" in colloquial mandarin, but we seldom say so, and what's more, it's never accepted in formal conversation, writing, media, etc. "Putaoya" isn't just the complete version of Portugal, but it's the only version to many people, I guess. If you say "PuGuo" to others, they may spend quite some time trying to figure out what that means. :)

    "Ying Guo", however, is the official name for UK. We see/hear it on TV, newspapers...

    Hope this helps.

    Dalian
     
  49. Trenschi New Member

    Germany - german
    Hello,

    I added the missing german names and the UK Crown Dependencies
     

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  50. MonsieurAquilone Senior Member

    Auckland
    NZ - English
    This is turning out to be a very comprehensive source!
     

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