The Chinese language logic is to think about the problems and analyze them, which leads to inefficiency in translation due to the differences between the Western and Chinese cultures in terms of language expression habits. But culture isn’t really the only reason, as Eugene A. Nida, the famous American linguist said in his book “Language, Culture and Translating”: “There are many differences between English and Chinese, and there are great differences in concept, thinking, structure, etc. But from a certain point of view, the biggest difference between English and Chinese is in form and meaning”. These differences are why “Chinglish” exists.
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