While 300 million Chinese give their all to learning authentic
English, even to the point of studying abroad, all the while
laughing at Chinglish, did you ever think the unique mix of Chinese
and English could become popular? Well it has.
A new website called Chinglish.com is boasting itself as the
first in the world to give a clear translation of typical
Chinglish. Launched by a company from Holland on October 31, it
also offers a translation service between Chinese and English
And all you have to do is become a registered member to start
having your writing translated from Chinese to English, and vice
A statement from the company's CEO says that Chinese and English
are two important languages, so the mission of Chinglish.com is to
establish an invisible community for both of them to coexist and
supplement each other, as well as enhance cultural and language
exchange between Chinese and English speaking countries. The
website is very convenient for business people, students and
Many Chinglish words like "guanxi," "kungfu," and "taikongren"
are widely used and accepted by western countries now.
(CRI November 2, 2006)