What's "wifi" in your mother tongue?
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World Mother Language day: Tech words in your language

On World Mother Language Day, we wanted to find out how other languages adapt to new words, often coined in English, for technology terms.

So we asked colleagues from the BBC World Service's new Amharic, Tigrinya and Afaan Oromo services for their translation of four common tech words.

  • 21 Feb 2018
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