1. «False friends»

    ‘False friends of a translator’ is a couple of words in two languages, similar to spelling / writing and / or pronunciation, they are often related with origin but different in the meaning.

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    «False friends»

    ‘False friends of a translator’ can lead to misunderstanding and wrong text translation. Half of them were created due to changes after borrowing from one language to another, in other cases there was no borrowing at all but a word originated from the same root of some ancient language with different meanings

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