Harry Potter in Chinese, Japanese & Vietnamese Translation
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Chapter 9: The Dark Mark

 

Chinese (Mainland)
黑魔标记
Hēimó biāojì
hēi = 'black'.
= 'magic'
标记 biāojì = 'sign, mark, symbol'.
The black magic sign
Chinese (Taiwan)
黑魔標記
Hēimó biāojì
hēi = 'black'.
= 'magic'
標記 biāojì = 'sign, mark, symbol'.
The black magic sign
Japanese
闇の印
Yami no shirushi
yami = 'darkness'.
no = connecting particle
shirushi = 'sign, mark'.
The mark of darkness
Vietnamese (Chinese characters show etymology)
Dấu Hiệu Đen dấu hiệu = 'sign, token, symbol'.
đen = 'black'.
The black sign

The Dark Mark is the mark of a skull with a serpent protruding from its mouth. Note the different ways of treating the word 'dark' in translation.

(A summary of this chapter can be found at Harry Potter Facts. Detailed notes on the chapter can be found at Harry Potter Lexicon)

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