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Rubik's Cube in different languages

souljahsu

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Post below if you know how to say Rubik's Cube in a language that's not already in the list. I will add to the list.

Please don't use Google Translate.

How to say "Rubik's Cube" in different languages:

Chinese(Simplified) - 魔方
Chinese(Traditional) - 魔術方塊
English - Rubik's Cube
Gaelic - Ciúb Rubik's
German - Zauberwürfel
Hungarian - Rubik kocka
Japanese - ルービックキューブ
Spanish - Cubo Rubik
Swedish - Rubiks kub
Vietnamese - Khối lập phương Rubik
 
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StachuK1992

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Wouldn't one merely need to know what "cube" was? In which case, this is kinda silly.
The possessional "Rubik's" shouldn't really be a variable, so a simple alteration of one word doesn't seem much more than trivial.
 

r_517

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魔方 in Chinese (Simplified) / Mandarin
魔術方塊 in Chinese (Traditional) / Taiwan
扭計骰 in Chinese (Traditional) / Hongkong
Ciúb Rubik's in Gaelic
 

Lucas Garron

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Wouldn't one merely need to know what "cube" was? In which case, this is kinda silly.
The possessional "Rubik's" shouldn't really be a variable, so a simple alteration of one word doesn't seem much more than trivial.
See Ranzha.

Wiki page, anyone? I would make it, but I don't know the best format to use. (General translation page? One just for the cube? Put it on some existing page? A new page on linguistics?)
 

DevX

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In Hindi/Marathi/(almost all languages which use Devnagari (देवनागरी) Script ) :
रुबिक्स क्यूब
Pronunciation:
Rubik's Cube

Most the words derived from english don't have any 'Translated' version in Hindi/Marathi. Even If there exists, Generally the original english noun is used normally as it has become widely accepted.

Example:
Cell phone
In Hindi/Marathi : भ्रमणध्वनी
Pronunciation: Bhru-mun-Dhvā-nee
(Pronounce u /un as in 'un'known and ā as in gamm'a' and nee as knee )

Cheers!
 
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