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Multilingual Translation Game

Postby IpseDixit » 2014-05-20, 16:33

1) I'll start off by giving a sentence in English.
2) You must translate it in any language you want and in how many languages you want.
3) You give a new English sentence that will have to be translated by the next person.


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Re: Multilingual Translation Game

Postby JuxtapositionQMan » 2014-05-20, 22:11

[flag=]eo[/flag]La unua devo de la kulturanta homo estas esti prapretata ĉiam skribi lan sciaron.

Onomatopœiæ are very yes.
Well, that was a thing.
speak: [flag=]en[/flag][flag=]eo[/flag]
learning: [flag=]fr[/flag][flag=]de[/flag][flag=]ru[/flag][flag=]pt[/flag][flag=]es[/flag][flag=]ro[/flag][flag=]art-jbo[/flag]
hiatus: [flag=]fi[/flag][flag=]it[/flag][flag=]la[/flag][flag=]wa[/flag][flag=]sv[/flag][flag=]eu[/flag][flag=]zh.Hans[/flag][flag=]is[/flag]
want to learn: [flag=]fo[/flag][flag=]be[/flag][flag=]ko[/flag][flag=]he[/flag][flag=]sw[/flag][flag=]hi[/flag][flag=]tr[/flag][flag=]nl[/flag][flag=]cy[/flag][flag=]hu[/flag]

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Re: Multilingual Translation Game

Postby Acehunter » 2014-05-23, 12:38

[flag=]nl[/flag] Onomatopœiæ zijn erg ja.

She graduated from college three years ago.
I'm not an expert, feel free to correct me!
native:[flag=]en[/flag][flag=]tl[/flag]
learning:[flag=]nl[/flag]
beginner:[flag=]de[/flag][flag=]fr[/flag][flag=]sv[/flag]
interested in:[flag=]it[/flag][flag=]cs[/flag][flag=]da[/flag][flag=]hr[/flag][flag=]bs[/flag][flag=]is[/flag][flag=]es[/flag][flag=]ru[/flag][flag=]pl[/flag]

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Re: Multilingual Translation Game

Postby JuxtapositionQMan » 2014-05-24, 2:17

Acehunter wrote:[flag=]nl[/flag] Onomatopœiæ zijn erg ja.
Wait, Onomatopœia has the exact same spelling and plural form in Dutch? :shock:

Acehunter wrote:She graduated from college three years ago.

[flag=]eo[/flag]Ŝi fernejfinis universitaton tri jaroj antaŭ.

Schadenfreude is fun! :lol:
Well, that was a thing.
speak: [flag=]en[/flag][flag=]eo[/flag]
learning: [flag=]fr[/flag][flag=]de[/flag][flag=]ru[/flag][flag=]pt[/flag][flag=]es[/flag][flag=]ro[/flag][flag=]art-jbo[/flag]
hiatus: [flag=]fi[/flag][flag=]it[/flag][flag=]la[/flag][flag=]wa[/flag][flag=]sv[/flag][flag=]eu[/flag][flag=]zh.Hans[/flag][flag=]is[/flag]
want to learn: [flag=]fo[/flag][flag=]be[/flag][flag=]ko[/flag][flag=]he[/flag][flag=]sw[/flag][flag=]hi[/flag][flag=]tr[/flag][flag=]nl[/flag][flag=]cy[/flag][flag=]hu[/flag]

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Re: Multilingual Translation Game

Postby Acehunter » 2014-05-25, 2:44

JuxtapositionQMan wrote:
Acehunter wrote:[flag=]nl[/flag] Onomatopœiæ zijn erg ja.
Wait, Onomatopœia has the exact same spelling and plural form in Dutch? :shock:


Nope, apparently I was wrong. :oops:
Onomatopoeia in Dutch is either klanknabootsing or onomatopee. I'm not really familiar with the word, so I assumed that it was the same in English too, haha. :oops:

JuxtapositionQMan wrote:Schadenfreude is fun! :lol:


[flag=]nl[/flag] Leedvermaak is lollig!

My favorite color is blue.
I'm not an expert, feel free to correct me!
native:[flag=]en[/flag][flag=]tl[/flag]
learning:[flag=]nl[/flag]
beginner:[flag=]de[/flag][flag=]fr[/flag][flag=]sv[/flag]
interested in:[flag=]it[/flag][flag=]cs[/flag][flag=]da[/flag][flag=]hr[/flag][flag=]bs[/flag][flag=]is[/flag][flag=]es[/flag][flag=]ru[/flag][flag=]pl[/flag]

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Re: Multilingual Translation Game

Postby IpseDixit » 2014-05-25, 14:14

[flag=]lld[/flag] L color che prefere l'é l brun.

I think youtube is much better than TV.
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Re: Multilingual Translation Game

Postby JuxtapositionQMan » 2014-05-25, 15:03

[flag=]eo[/flag]Mi opinias ke ViVidil' estas tre pli bona ol Spektil'.
(ViVidil' is not the official name in Esperanto, as there is no way as of yet to view YouTube in Esperanto, but all proper nouns in Esperanto must be transcribed or translated, and JuŭTub' just doesn't have the same effect.)

The person after me is...wait, wrong game. :silly:
Well, that was a thing.
speak: [flag=]en[/flag][flag=]eo[/flag]
learning: [flag=]fr[/flag][flag=]de[/flag][flag=]ru[/flag][flag=]pt[/flag][flag=]es[/flag][flag=]ro[/flag][flag=]art-jbo[/flag]
hiatus: [flag=]fi[/flag][flag=]it[/flag][flag=]la[/flag][flag=]wa[/flag][flag=]sv[/flag][flag=]eu[/flag][flag=]zh.Hans[/flag][flag=]is[/flag]
want to learn: [flag=]fo[/flag][flag=]be[/flag][flag=]ko[/flag][flag=]he[/flag][flag=]sw[/flag][flag=]hi[/flag][flag=]tr[/flag][flag=]nl[/flag][flag=]cy[/flag][flag=]hu[/flag]

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Re: Multilingual Translation Game

Postby IpseDixit » 2014-05-25, 15:24

[flag=]lld[/flag] La persona che vegn dò é/l'é... speta, jech falà.
(é should be used if the next word is an adjective, l'é if it's a noun)

I have no idea what you're talking about, why don't you leave me alone?!
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Re: Multilingual Translation Game

Postby melski » 2014-05-25, 19:26

[flag=]fr[/flag] [very colloquila] Mec, je pige que dalle à ce que tu me causes là, laisse moi tranquille, quoi !

Afer such a regrettable incident, I beg you to continue this discussion as true gentlemen
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Re: Multilingual Translation Game

Postby IpseDixit » 2014-05-25, 20:50

[flag=]lld[/flag] Dadopò chest re azident, ve pree de seghitèr chesta discuscïon co de veres segnores.

I think that rhetoric is one of the greatest threats to democracy nowadays. Too often people rote slogans instead of really thinking on their own.
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Re: Multilingual Translation Game

Postby Bernard » 2014-06-09, 8:37

[flag=]la[/flag] Mea quidem sententia cum multis aliis rebus tum nostra praecipue aetate arte dicendi civitas popularis in summum adducitur periculum. Saepius enim homines cum suo ipsorum iudicio uti debeant, inanes fundunt voces.

Those who have not learned to read the ancient classics in the language in which they were written must have a very imperfect knowledge of the history of the human race. (David Henry Thoreau, Walden, 1854, Reading).

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Re: Multilingual Translation Game

Postby IpseDixit » 2014-06-09, 10:45

[flag=]lld[/flag] Chi che no à emparà da lejer i classics antics per l lengaz per chel che i é stac metui jù, l deve aer na cognoscenza n muie malfata de la istoria de la raza umèna.

Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.
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Re: Multilingual Translation Game

Postby Bernard » 2014-06-11, 8:34

[flag=]de[/flag] Freiheit ist die Freiheit zu sagen, dass zwei plus zwei vier ergibt. Ist das gewährleistet, dann folgt alles andere.
[flag=]la[/flag] Libertate frui id est potestatem habere dicendi bis bina esse quattuor. Quo concesso reliqua omnia sequuntur.
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Re: Multilingual Translation Game

Postby IpseDixit » 2014-06-11, 11:00

[flag=]lld[/flag] La fortuna é desche l marcià, olache, n muie de outes, se tu te pes stèr n mingol de temp, l priesc croda jù.

Space and light and order. Those are the things that men need just as much as they need bread or a place to sleep. (Le Corbusier)
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Re: Multilingual Translation Game

Postby Bernard » 2014-06-11, 12:51

[flag=]fr[/flag] Espace, lumière, ordre, voilà ce dont l’homme a besoin pour vivre, autant que de nourriture ou d’un lit.
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Re: Multilingual Translation Game

Postby IpseDixit » 2014-06-11, 13:13

[flag=]lld[/flag] L'azions ries di omegn, les vif tel laton. Sia vertudes
Se les scrif te l'èga.


How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world
That has such people in't!

(W. Shakespeare, The Tempest)
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Re: Multilingual Translation Game

Postby Bernard » 2014-06-14, 20:21

[flag=]la[/flag] Quam magnificum genus est hominum! O bonum mundum novum
qui tales homines hospitio acceperis!
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Re: Multilingual Translation Game

Postby IpseDixit » 2014-07-29, 20:30

[flag=]he[/flag] השאול סלול עם מטרות טובות :?:


I hate people who take themselves too seriously

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Re: Multilingual Translation Game

Postby Elaine » 2014-08-05, 22:00

[flag=]sv[/flag] Jag hatar människor som tar sig på för stort allvar.

I hope this game won't die.
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Re: Multilingual Translation Game

Postby Iván » 2014-08-06, 7:52

[flag=]es[/flag] Espero que este juego no muera.
[flag=]fi[/flag] Toivon, että tämä peli ei kuole.
[flag=]ca[/flag] Espero que aquest joc no mori.

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