Saturday silliness follows. Apologies to those who don’t know Hindi.
Windows Commands in Hindi:
Khidkiyan version shoonya bindu shoonya ek (0.01)
Phile = File
Kholo = Open
Bandh Karo = Close
Naya = New
Khatara = Old
Bachao = Save
Aise Bachao = Save as
Paise Bachao = Save money
Bhaago = Run
Chaapo = Print
Dekh Ke Chaapo = Print Preview
Paise Deke Chokri Dekho = Pay Per View
Phirsay = Edit
Kaapi = Copy
Kaato = Cut
Kato = Stupid Houseguest
Chipkao = Paste
Payshul Chipkao = Paste Special
Goli Maaro = Delete
Nazaara = View
Bakwaas Nazaara = View From My Apartment
Hatyaar = Tools
Hatyaar Khamba = Toolbar
Uh Buh Kuh Duh Thik Thak = Spell Check
Isko Kya Kehte Hain = Thesaurus
Khuli Chaadar = Spreadsheet
Iska Bhi Naam Nahin Aaata = Database
Futaas Ki Goli Kha = Exit
Postscript: I got the above from the Usenet years ago; the credit goes to some anonymous creative person.
5 thoughts on “Localized Windows”
Good one! Inspired by your Hindi version, I did the Marathi version of it
hehee…damn good list. you have mostly covered everything.
My Hindi is not so hot, and most of them seem reasonable, but the bhachao just put a big smile on my face. It makes it sound like your files feel personally abandoned and let-down when you don’t save them before the computer crashes, relegating them to corruption and destruction.
Can U mail me a gmail invitation, it will be helpful to u and me.
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