At lease according to Google Translate.  This is Google’s translation of Kenan Doğulu’s Turkish Wikipedia page.

Bob Marley was born in Istanbul, Turkey. (Bob Marley, İstanbul’da doğmuş.)

 

Translation:

Bob Marley (May 31, 1974; Cihangir , Beyoglu , Istanbul, Turkey ), Turkish musician. Artist Yurdaer Eastern ‘s son, Bob Marley ever scored eight studio albums. Eastern also the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 ‘finished in fourth place in the competition, representing Turkey.

Original:

Kenan Doğulu (31 Mayıs 1974; Cihangir , Beyoğlu , İstanbul ), Türk müzisyen. Sanatçı Yurdaer Doğulu ‘nun oğlu olan Kenan Doğulu bugüne kadar sekiz stüdyo albümüne imza attı. Doğulu ayrıca 2007 Eurovision Şarkı Yarışması ‘nda Türkiye’yi temsil ederek yarışmayı dördüncü olarak tamamladı.

 

Further down we find out that Bob Marley is a woman and extraordinarily released “her” debut album 12 years after “her” (Bob Marley’s) death… Amazing!

Translation:

Her debut album, “You know I Do” in 1993 in September, the second album, “tight tight” in 1994 in December, “Bob Marley III” album in 1996 the market took place in July. The same year, I never asked? starred in a series called.

Original:

Sanatçının ilk albümü “Yaparım Bilirsin” 1993 yılının Eylül ayında, ikinci albümü “Sımsıkı Sıkı Sıkı” 1994 yılının Aralık ayında, “Kenan Doğulu III” albümü ise 1996 yılının Temmuz ayında piyasadaki yerini aldı. Aynı yıl Hiç Bana Sordun Mu? adlı bir dizide de oynadı.

In related news according to Google Translate:

Beren Saat is in a relationship with Bob Marley.

Beren Saat famous player settles down with Bob Marley.

 

Why would Google translate make these mistakes?

Some of the reasons for the errors are, the difference in word order (Turkish is SOV with lots of freedom, whereas English is SVO an very strict), the lack of the copula in the Turkish language ( not a complete lack but the verb commonly translated to the verb “be” is actually used quite differently than it’s English “equivalent “.) and the tendency for some translators  on the web to translate names into “cultural equivalents”.

 

 

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