Bilingual Book Publishers: A Mega List

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Re: Bilingual Book Publishers: A Mega List

Postby rowanexer » Mon May 20, 2024 3:15 pm


[Misc] (For speakers of any of the below languages)

  • Grimm Stories (Fairytales - Select any story, click the link on the left to compare translations, then you can change language to create a bilingual text):
    Danish, German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Turkish, Vietnamese, Mandarin Chinese


[JP] Japanese (For Japanese-speaking learners)

  • VOA (Classic novels in English and Japanese - click each sentence to display Japanese):
    English
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Re: Bilingual Book Publishers: A Mega List

Postby evandro » Tue May 21, 2024 8:28 am

Sonjaconjota wrote:Okay, I've tried to figure out the template, I hope this makes things easier.


Thank you! But no need to worry much about them, I can always Chat-GPT the entries

Sonjaconjota wrote:I've still a bit of stuff to add, mainly children's books.


Done!
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Re: Bilingual Book Publishers: A Mega List

Postby Sonjaconjota » Sat May 25, 2024 6:35 pm

Here's the rest of what I found.
I was surprised that many editors did not list bilingual texts as a separate category on their website, not even as a search keyword, which made them difficult to find.


[EU] Basque (For Basque-speaking learners)

  • Susaeta (Child books):
    English
    Buy at: Amazon.es


[CA] Catalan (For Catalan-speaking learners)

  • AGDE Llibres (Classics, antologies):
    English
    Buy at: Alibri.es
  • Flaneur (Literature, essays):
    French, German
  • Fragmenta Editorial (Religious texts, also in combination with Spanish):
    Arab, Chinese, Hebrew, Latin
  • Godall Edicions (Poetry):
    English, Galician, Greek
  • Susaeta (Child books):
    English
    Buy at: Amazon.es


[EN] English (For English-speaking learners)


[FR] French (For French-speaking learners)


[ES] Spanish (For Spanish-speaking learners)

  • Spanish Bilingual Books (Child books):
    English
    Buy at: Amazon.es
  • Susaeta (Child books):
    English
    Buy at: Amazon.es


[TR] Turkish (For Turkish-speaking learners)

  • Dorlion Yayınları (Classic stories for young readers, probably simplified)
    English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Spanish, Russian
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Re: Bilingual Book Publishers: A Mega List

Postby guyome » Mon May 27, 2024 7:44 pm

Besides its textbooks, L'Asiathèque publishes bilingual books, some in rather rare languages (Punjabi, Bengali, Armenian, etc.).

Here are the search results for the "Les bilingues" and "Grands Bilingues" collections.
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Re: Bilingual Book Publishers: A Mega List

Postby evandro » Tue May 28, 2024 7:14 am

Sonjaconjota wrote:Here's the rest of what I found.
I was surprised that many editors did not list bilingual texts as a separate category on their website, not even as a search keyword, which made them difficult to find.


Amazing, some Breton, at last!
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Re: Bilingual Book Publishers: A Mega List

Postby Nogon » Tue Jul 09, 2024 8:42 am

Tiny Swedish publisher pionier press issues bilingual books (mostly illustrated books for children) in quite many different language combinations. Most of them are Swedish/x or English/x, but there are other combinations as well, f ex Lithuanian-Yiddish, or Romanian-Korean. You can see all combinations by clicking the "Language combination" filter.
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SC Yiddish.... : 3 / 50 books SC French : 43 / 100 books
SC Afrikaans. : 2 / 50 books SC French : 5 / 100 films

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Re: Bilingual Book Publishers: A Mega List

Postby Alagard » Tue Jul 09, 2024 6:15 pm

rowanexer wrote:Grimm Stories


Oh my god, this is terrible. You don't have to even click the link, the headline in Finnish is already so ungrammatically wrong that you can tell from a mile away it's a poor machine translation. The word order is worse than in Yoda speak.

I looked into the actual poems too and they're bad. Like actively harmful bad, if you spoke like this to anyone people would think you're a robot from a pre-chatGPT era.

I wouldn't trust this source for any language if this is so blatant.
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Re: Bilingual Book Publishers: A Mega List

Postby rowanexer » Fri Jul 12, 2024 7:49 pm

Alagard wrote:
rowanexer wrote:Grimm Stories


Oh my god, this is terrible. You don't have to even click the link, the headline in Finnish is already so ungrammatically wrong that you can tell from a mile away it's a poor machine translation. The word order is worse than in Yoda speak.

I looked into the actual poems too and they're bad. Like actively harmful bad, if you spoke like this to anyone people would think you're a robot from a pre-chatGPT era.

I wouldn't trust this source for any language if this is so blatant.


Oh no, really? In that case it would be better to remove it.
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Re: Bilingual Book Publishers: A Mega List

Postby evandro » Sat Jul 13, 2024 1:34 pm

Alagard wrote:
rowanexer wrote:Grimm Stories


Oh my god, this is terrible. You don't have to even click the link, the headline in Finnish is already so ungrammatically wrong that you can tell from a mile away it's a poor machine translation. The word order is worse than in Yoda speak.

I looked into the actual poems too and they're bad. Like actively harmful bad, if you spoke like this to anyone people would think you're a robot from a pre-chatGPT era.

I wouldn't trust this source for any language if this is so blatant.


Oh no, that's unfortunate. Thanks for pointing it out! I'll leave it but with a BIG WARNING pointing to your comment.
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