Chinese names of champions

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SoLegit

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03-08-2011

So I was at a site that i guess was a LoL forums, but in all chinese. I couldn't read it, so decided to use translate. It seemed pretty fine, but I scrolled down and found these...


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madstermind

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03-08-2011

Mummy of shame has wood! Is shameful!


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SoLegit

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03-08-2011

LOL couch


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Defiance

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03-08-2011

阿 is "A" pronounced as Ah in chinese
木木 = Mu Mu which literally means wood wood

I don't know about malphite name because it's really advance chinese words , I failed my chinese in school.

Literal translation from Chinese to English is always funny hehe


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Dzung

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03-08-2011

mexican buffet OP


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Condatis

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03-08-2011

Quote:
Originally Posted by Defiance View Post
阿 is "A" pronounced as Ah in chinese
木木 = Mu Mu which literally means wood wood

I don't know about malphite name because it's really advance chinese words , I failed my chinese in school.
^ What this dood said.
They translate the names by sound (The only very bad example I can think of is English - Banjo --> French - Bonjour...)

Basically they use the chinese words that sound closest to the original english names phonetically. Hence you end up with weird stuff like...yeah.


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Zefnex

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03-08-2011

Upvoted for Mexican Buffet


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Iaughx

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03-08-2011

http://www.leagueoflegends.com/board...50#post6820850

please refer to this thread.


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trollolo1

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03-08-2011

couch?


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TheForumTroll

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03-08-2011

Wood :3