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Between Languages


Dec 4, 2020

Between Languages is a podcast about the fun of translating from one language to another.

In this first episode, we begin our examination of recent additions to the Chinese and English languages. Do they have equivalents in the other language? Tune in to find out!

 

Words of the Week

1. 凡尔赛文学 Fán'ěrsài wénxué

2. 鸡娃 jīwá

3. 列文虎克 Lièwénhǔkè

4. 打工人 dǎgōngrén

5. 内卷 nèijuǎn

6. social distancing /ˈsəʊʃ(ə)l ˈdɪstənsɪŋ/

7. travel bubble /ˈtrav(ə)l ˈbʌb(ə)l/

8. lockdown /ˈlɒkdaʊn/

9. Karen ("self-entitled person") /kəˈrɛn/

10. virtue signalling /ˈvəːtʃuː, ˈsɪɡn(ə)lɪŋ/