Tip for translators regarding 'Filho' after a name

'Filho' after a name means 'Junior' in Brazil. Like in the US you might have 'John Smith Senior', and his son will be called 'John Smith Junior', in Brazil it's 'John Smith (Pai)' e 'John Smith Filho'.. I've encountered a few translations with 'Filho' as the person's name e.g. 'Marcel Filho' when a better translation would be 'Marcel Junior'. Thanks :)

11/2/2012, 3:14:07 AM


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