Chapter 7: Mudbloods and Murmurs

Simplified Chinese (Mandarin: China)
Níbā-zhǒng hé xìyǔ
泥巴种 níbā-zhǒng = 'mud-type'.
= 'and'.
细语 xìyǔ = 'whisper'.
Mud-types and Whispers
Traditional Chinese (Mandarin: Taiwan)
Má-zhǒng yǔ ěryǔ
麻種 má-zhǒng = 'Muggle-types'.
= 'and' (formal).
耳語 ěryǔ = 'whispers in the ear'.
Muggle-types and Whispers in the Ear
Kegarata chi to kasuka-na koe
穢れる kegararu = 'taint' (Past tense; modifies chi 'blood', having meaning of 'tainted'.)
chi = 'blood'.
to = 'and'.
幽かな kasuka-na = 'faint'.
koe = 'voice'.
Tainted Blood and Faint Voices
잡종과 속삭임
Jabjong-gwa sogsagim
잡종 (雜種) jabjong = 'cross-breed, mongrel'.
gwa = 'and'.
속삭임 sogsagim = 'whispers'.
Crossbreeds and Whispers
Vietnamese (Chinese characters show etymology)
Máu bùn và những tiếng thì thầm máu = 'blood'.
bùn = 'mud'.
= 'and'.
những = plural marker.
tiếng = 'voice, sound'.
thì thầm = 'speak in whispers'.
Mud Blood and Voices Speaking in Whispers
Mongolian (previous)
Шалбааган цустнууд ба шивнэх чимээ
Shalbaagan tsustnuud ba shivnekh chimee
шалбааг shalbaag = 'pool, puddle, mud'.
-ан -an = 'hidden н' (quasi-genitive).
цус tsus = 'blood'.
-тан -tan = 'those having'.
-ууд -uud = 'plural'.
ба ba = 'and'.
шивнэх shivnekh = 'whisper' (modifies following word)
чимээ chimee = 'sound, voice'.
The Muddy-blooded and Whispering Voices
Mongolian (new)
Бохир цустнууд ба шивнэлдээн
Bokhir tsustnuud ba shivneldeen
бохир bokhir = 'dirty'
цус tsus = 'blood'.
-тан -tan = 'those having'.
-ууд -uud = 'plural'.
ба ba = 'and'.
шивнэлдээн shivneldeen = 'whispering'.
The Dirty-blooded and Whispering

A rather difficult title to translate, not least because the English itself doesn't much sense until you read the chapter.

How is 'mudblood' translated?

This is a grave insult that Rowling has created for her wizarding world. It is used to describe Muggle wizards, those who are not 'pureblood'.

How is 'murmurs' translated?

This is the cold threatening voice that only Harry can hear.

(Korean appears thanks to "Hiro".)

(Detailed notes on the chapter can be found at Harry Potter Lexicon)

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