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Old 07-08-2011, 11:01 AM   #24
Chris Li
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Re: Terms: I.S., I.P., Neijin, Fajin, Aiki, etc.

Graham Christian wrote: View Post
The folks translated as they did because they were there and understood the context and tones with which he was speaking so you cannot get better, plus they trained with him and were entrusted to do so by him.
The general rule of translation is that you always translate into your native language. The reason being that, even for very good non-native speakers, it's just too easy to slip up on the nuances.



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