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Translation request

Post by Steen Ammentorp » 15 Feb 2015 10:26

Hi,

How should this be translated? 陆军军需少将沈之波: Army Quartermaster Major-General ...?

Thank you in advance.
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Re: Translation request

Post by Steen Ammentorp » 15 Feb 2015 14:41

Sorry! Lapse of mind. 沈之波 is of course af name :-)
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Re: Translation request

Post by islandee » 23 Feb 2015 02:40

This is another translation request. Rather than generate a new topic, with apologies, I'll piggyback onto this existing one. This is an enlargement from the photo of Loiwing: a new link in China National Airways:

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Is there sufficient detail in the writing on the side of the nose of the aircraft for a translation? If so, please do.

I thank you.

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Re: Translation request

Post by L1E1 » 23 Feb 2015 05:11

重慶........Chungking or Chongqing

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Re: Translation request

Post by islandee » 23 Feb 2015 08:01

I appreciate the timely response.

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Re: Translation request

Post by The 51st Division » 26 Mar 2015 01:17

陆军军需少将 literally means Army Major-General of Materiel, obviously calling it Quartermaster Major-General is also fine, but technically speaking, the direct equivalence for Quartermaster should be 军需官, since it's a military position. But again, there's no official rule in translating Chinese ranks, so if people can get what you're trying to say then it's fine.
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