+65 6576 0138inquiry@translationsingapore.com

Cina or Tionghua? The power of language

Home / Blog / Cina or Tionghua? The power of language
In Blog

Translation can be influenced and affected by politics. Just look at the Indonesia translation for the word Chinese.

Do you know the history behind the Indonesian word for Chinese? How it has evolved from Tjina to Cina? Do you know that it is also a derogatory term to belittle the Chinese? Such is the power of language. Read this article and you will be no longer be using Cina when referring to China or Chinese.

Do you know the population of ethnic Chinese in Indonesia and where are they mostly found?

Check out our latest infographics below:

Population of Chinese in Indonesia


Recent Posts
Contact Us

We would love to hear from you. Please submit your queries here and we will get back to you as soon as we can.