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[Bug fix] Corrected Chinese Staticman UI string #232

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VincentTam commented Dec 10, 2018

As a native Cantonese speaker, I found the some Chinese UI strings for Staticman in #215 a bit unnatural.

Traditional Chinese characters zh-TW has been used for two thousand years in (but not limited to) the Han culture. PRC's authorities "simplied" strokes in many characters and announced the "simplified characters" zh-CN decades ago in order to boost the literacy rate. Therefore, we have (online) Simplified/Traditional character converters.

Here's a list of changes I've made.

  1. noComment
    • "意见" means "opinion". It doesn't match the rest of the existing translations. I've replaced it to with "评论".
  2. oneComment, moreComment, comments
    • In Chinese, most nouns have "units". "則" sounds more natural to me than "條" in Cantonese (a spoken dialet of Chinese). The former is used in Disqus's Traditional Chinese UI.
    • "more" can be litterally translated to "更多". However, the existing translations for moreComment doesn't fit into this context because {{ len $comments }} {{ i18n "moreComment" }} should be translated to "2 則評論" ("2 comments") instead of "2 更多評論", which doesn't make sense.
  3. yourName: "名字" is a more appropriate translation to "name" for an HTML form's field name.

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halogenica commented Dec 10, 2018

Fantastic, I really appreciate your help and especially your thoughtful description of the translation! Thank you!

@halogenica halogenica merged commit c07daad into halogenica:master Dec 10, 2018

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