Harry Potter in Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese & Mongolian Translation
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"Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets"

 

Chinese (Mainland)
哈利・波特与密室
Hālì Bōtè yǔ mì-shì
哈利・波特 Hālì Bōtè = phonetic transcription
= 'and' (written Chinese)
密室 mì-shì = 'secret room'.
Harry Potter and the Secret Room
Chinese (Taiwan)
哈利波特 消失的密室
Hālì Pōtè -- Xiāoshī de mìshì
哈利波特 Hālì Pōtè = phonetic transcription
消失 xiāoshī = 'vanish'.
de = connecting particle (equivalent here to English 'which')
密室 mì-shì = 'secret room'.
Harry Potter and the Secret Room Which Vanishes (= Vanishing Secret Room).
Japanese
ハリー・ポッターと秘密の部屋
Harii Pottā to Himitsu no Heya
ハリー・ポッター Harii Pottā = Harry Potter in katakana.
to = 'and'.
秘密 himitsu no = 'secret'.
部屋 heya = 'room'.
Harry Potter and the Secret Room
or
Harry Potter and the Room of Secrets
Vietnamese (Chinese characters show etymology)
Harry Potter và phòng chứa bí mật Harry Potter (pronunciation footnote: Ha-ri Pốt-tơ).
= 'and'.
phòng() = 'room'.
chứa = 'contain, hold'.
bí mật (秘密)= 'secret'.
Harry Potter and the Room Holding Secrets
Mongolian (previous)
Харри Поттер ба нууцат өрөө
Harri Potter ba nuutsat öröö
Харри Поттер kharri potter = 'Harry Potter'.
ба ba = 'and'.
нууцат nuutsat = 'secret, mysterious'.
өрөө öröö = 'room'.
The Mysterious Room
Mongolian (new)
Харри Поттер ба нууцат өрөө
Harri Potter ba nuutsat öröö
Харри Поттер kharri potter = 'Harry Potter'.
ба ba = 'and'.
нууцат nuutsat = 'secret, mysterious'.
өрөө öröö = 'room'.
The Mysterious Room

 

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