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Old 06-04-2012, 01:20 PM   #42
Tom Verhoeven
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Re: Morihei Ueshiba: Untranslatable Words

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Christopher Li wrote: View Post
Un pont d'argent - Budo Shugyosha mentioned "Morihei Ueshiba: Untranslatable Words" in his blog post on Aikido in Hawaii (link uses Google Translate):

http://tinyurl.com/pontdargent

Best,

Chris
Speaking of translations; Google translates here pont d'argent with bridge money.
The French word "argent" means gold, but is commonly used for the money that you have on the bank or the notes that you have in your wallet. The word money is used for coins.
It is a funny example of how a translation may lead to misinterpretation.

Tom
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