Harry Potter in Chinese, Japanese & Vietnamese Translation


Chapter 14: Percy and Padfoot


Simplified Chinese (China)
Pòxī hé Dà-jiǎobǎn
珀西 Pòxī = 'Percy (conventional and phonetic)'.
= 'and'.
大脚板 Dà-jiǎobǎn = 'large foot pad'.
Percy and Large Foot Pad
Traditional Chinese (Taiwan)
Pàixī hé Shòuzú
派西 Pàixī = 'Percy (conventional and phonetic)'.
= 'and'.
獸足 shòuzú = 'beast foot'.
Percy and Beast-foot
Pāshii to Paddofutto
パーシー Pāshii = 'Percy' (phonetic transliteration).
to = 'and'.
パッドフット Paddofutto = 'Padfoot' (phonetic transliteration).
Percy and Padfoot
Vietnamese (Chinese characters show etymology)
Percy và Chân Nhồi Bông Percy = 'Percy' (pronounced Pơ-xi).
= 'and'.
Chân Nhồi Bông = 'cotton-padded foot' = 'Padfoot'.
Percy and Padfoot

Percy is Ron Weasley's older brother; 'Padfoot' is Sirius Black's name when he turns into a big black dog. The chapter title is alliterative in English (and therefore Japanese) but not Chinese or Vietnamese. See Names in Harry Potter.

(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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