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One of the most difficult words to translate... - Krystian Aparta

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As simple as it seems, it’s often impossible to accurately translate the word "you" without knowing a lot more about the situation where it’s being said. Krystian Aparta describes the specific reasons why it can be difficult, citing examples from many different languages.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Krystian Aparta
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Director Avi Ofer
  • Animator Avi Ofer
  • Illustrator Avi Ofer
  • Composer Stephen LaRosa
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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