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My husband is an interpreter and translator for Mixtec, a language spoken by certain indigenous people from Mexico. He often has to translate government documents to Mixtec, which is not a "western language" in the linguistic sense of it despite being from the western hemisphere.

"The town elder called 'county commissioner' must..."

And that's one of the easier ones. It's just silly. The way you have to refer to government officials is "town elders"

And furthermore, the language is really verb heavy and noun sparse. For example, they do not have a word for a duffle bag vs a backpack vs a purse. It's all in how you carry something that determines what it is.

Also they have pronouns for fruit and round things, and for some reason dishwashing detergent is a "round thing"

Google does not have a mixtec translator. My husband is one of a handful of non-native speakers in the entire world so it's not likely to have one soon either, but if it did I would totally try Mixtec and back
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