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How do you say "Cookies" in Chinese?

I mean website cookies.

I often see "cookies" or 曲奇 but I would like to know which terms is mostly used.

  • iciba: N-COUNT “甜饼”,网络跟踪器(记录上网用户信息的软件) A cookie is a piece of computer software which enables a website you have visited to recognize you if you visit it again. baike.baidu.com/item/%E7%94%9C%E9%A5%BC – user6065 Feb 25 '19 at 18:36
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    Some of my friends have web dev experience. We usually just say "cookie" in English. Like "这个网站用cookie" – Ben Yang Feb 25 '19 at 19:19
  • Many computer related terms are not translated. Ping, DNS, cookies ... – Jacob Feb 26 '19 at 0:52
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    You can open your browser, set its language to Chinese, and find out they just use the English word "cookie" in Settings. – Jason Swift Feb 26 '19 at 5:34
  • Thanks for all your feedback. That's what I thought of but wondered if you used more of a Chinese equivalent. Apparently not. – Mat Feb 26 '19 at 16:02
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An explanation that "cookie"/"cookies" (the English words) are used in Chinese has already been given. But to give an idea of where and how this phrase is used:

  1. It's staightforward to Baidu search for 浏览器cookies = "browser cookies" and come up with many examples of this phrase being used in the context of browsers.

  2. It can be found used in company privacy policies:

    我们会在您的计算机或移动设备上发送一个或多个名为Cookies的小数据文件,指定给您的Cookies 是唯一的,它只能被将Cookies发布给您的域中的Web服务器读取。
    Jingdong privacy policy

    为确保网站正常运转,我们有时会在计算机或移动设备上存储名为 Cookie 的小数据文件。
    Huawei privacy policy

    为确保网站正常高效运转、为您获得更轻松的访问体验、向您推荐您可能感兴趣的内容,我们会在您的设备终端\系统上存储名为 Cookie的小数据文件。
    Meituan privacy policy

  3. You can see the word "cookie" used in screenshots such as

    Jingdong help center 帮助中心

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We also say "Cookie(s)" actually, because in Chinese "Cookies" is "存储在用户本地终端上的数据" which is an explanation rather than a word, and it's too long.

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