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Submitted by Amin Riaz (United Kingdom), Dec 6, 2011 at 22:31

Again you are example that just keeps on giving, aren't you? Firstly Lazer is a word, and used by 1000s of companies ie Lazer Tags, Lazer Cutting. In English, I was using it as a proper noun, if I was using it as a adjective, then you are correct that the spelling would be laser. Do you really think I did not notice the wriggly little red line and what it means? LOL, you are an arrogant fool! The reason I used this example, is that any time you use Lazer, all search engines redirect you to laser. It does not redirect you to a food!!!! Now are you blaming English speakers for the failure of online translators to make sense of a backward language?

Ha Ha ha ha ha - This is what you get when you try to defend stupidity and mistakes and lies. Proper Noun? In terms you spoke of proper nouns were not meant - you were asking for scientific terms in Arabic.

It would be IDIOTIC to ask for translation of a Proper Noun.... why bother? Proper Nouns tend to be unique to that particular language.

Also the word "laser" is not known to be used as an adjective. That is not the primary function of the word.

But you didn't just get Lazer wrong - you also misspelled FRACTAL.

Those translators were NOT made by Arabs - but are Western. Quality of their LEXICON has got nothing to do with Arabic.

Second - Online translations do not work 100% for ANY LANGUAGE. As I told you - computer cannot distinguish between

I proved you WRONG and MISTAKEN. And rather than holding your hand up that made a typo (which everyone does) - you have chosen to defend that stupidity. Now you look worse.

Ha ha ha ha

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You have failed to answer why Arabic is a poor language - and have provided no sources. You have INVENTED and LIED about figures. Simply made them up.

If Arabic was such a poor language .... why so many Western . After Western languages, It is among the most studied languages. Virtually all prestigious universities have Middle Eastern departments. yet i find you a nice selection of names praising Arabic.

Yet you failed to find EVEN one - no matter how poor - academic/scholar to back you up in this ridiculous assertion.

The "sources" you provided had nothing to do with proving Arabic as poor language.They came from quick internet searches. And tend to be general references. Wiki, World Facts and etc.

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You were too lazy to even check your own results that Microchip does not translate both ways. See you prove my point of Arabic not encouraging the mind in scientific method. I checked both ways to begin with to see if my conclusions were robust.

No you didn't....

And second - I do NOT need to rely on on-line translators. No Academic or Scholar of a language does. All online translators are AMATURE and INEXACT. They give you rough translation and that is all.

And third I CLEARLY showed you lied about the results. You claimed I made the words up - if you had checked both ways..... oh but you cannot READ Arabic ....so how can you check both ways?

And you would not have done that

I EVEN showed you their usage.

Not even ONLINE TRANSLATORS get confused about the word rice and laser. That was a poor lie.

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What you call nuances of the language, I say is symptoms of a weak language that has not had demands placed upon it by the people who use it. It is therefore language that inherently weak.

With absolute 100% nonsense like the above you do show your ignorance.... as no academic/scholar hold these views.

Second Arabic is hardly English..... that runs off to Greek and Latin to look for extra words... or French that has to ban words to protect itself.

Ha ha ha ha ha - never go up against a decent linguist with tripe like that!

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