Re: CHAT: Hello
|From:||taliesin the storyteller <taliesin@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, April 29, 2001, 19:56|
* Andreas Johansson said on 2001-04-29 21:49:15 +0200
> Robert Hailman wrote:
> > Andreas Johansson wrote:
> > > Taliesin wrote:
> > > > The UN declaration of human rights is translated to the
> > > > languages of all the member nations, + quite a few minority
> > > > languages so this might be the winner?
> > >
> > > The UN only have 200ish member states, and most of those only
> > > have one or two official languages, and quite a few languages or
> > > of course official in several countries (Spanish, English, Arabic
> > > etc, and even Swedish!). So, unless it's been translated to a
> > > truly huge number of minority languages I think not.
> > According to the website, it's translated into 326, 322 of which
> > are available. The Guiness World Records website says it holds the
> > record with 321, so...
> I thought the bible was translated into like a thousand languages?
As mentioned earlier in the thread (or was it a different thread?),
*which bible*, and *which parts of it*? There are several conflicting
versions you know. Even the good old Babel-text is different, just
compare a dozen versions or so... The human rights declaration is
supposed to mean the same in all languages it is translated to.