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Beijing's draft standard for Chinese menu translations into English

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Beijing's draft standard for Chinese menu translations into English

Xiao Yang | Nov 23, 2008 08:25 AM

In an effort to stamp out confusion and "Chinglish" on Chinese Restaurant menus, the Municipal Government of Beijing has drafted a list of suggested English menu translations. Some background for this list is here:

http://is.gd/8GiQ

The official list of nearly 2000 items, categorized, is published on many (mostly Chinese) websites. The most accessible source is here:

http://is.gd/8FVp

I'm working on a spreadsheet version, with Pinyin Romanization included and will post a link when it's completed.

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