Eesti keele kohvik / Estonian language café

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Re: Eesti keele kohvik / Estonian language café

Postby Linguaphile » 2020-03-15, 16:05

Naava wrote:Nah, honestly, I thought I'd get 0/15 so I'm quite happy with my points. :)

:yep:

So I went back to that quiz and decided to do some translating with with the help of a dictionary. It ended up requiring several dictionaries. But here it is!

ablas greedy, voracious (standard Estonian)
kaigas bludgeon, cudgel (standard Estonian)
marakratt mischievous kid, rug rat (standard Estonian)
meremardikas diving beetle, sea beetle (standard Estonian)
merikass stingray (standard Estonian)
ninamees head honcho, bigwig, best man (standard Estonian)
pude brittle, crumbly (standard Estonian)
pudrunui potato masher (standard Estonian)
põdur sickly, in poor health (standard Estonian)
saarmas otter (standard Estonian)
tuhar buttock (standard Estonian)

kõrvamees best man (central dialect: Kursi)

läänemees groom's brother (eastern coastal dialect: Lüganuse)
muia old woman, crone (eastern coastal dialect)
mõõgaisa best man (eastern coastal dialect: Lüganuse)

ette jõlus really beautiful (standard Estonian: õige ilus) (Kihnu dialect)

ablas greedy, voracious (Saaremaa dialect)
ave fragile (Saaremaa dialect)
joomane tipsy (Saaremaa dialect, also scattered regions elsewhere)
jödur obstinate, stubborn (Saaremaa dialect)
kena keik quite well (Estonian: täitsa hästi) (Saaremaa dialect)

uarmass snowdrift (southern dialect)

abama to grab, grasp (Tartu dialect)
lõputama to romp, frolic (Tartu dialect: Puhja)

haŕota viil try again (standard Estonian: harjuta veel) (Võro)

ablas greedy, voracious (western dialect)
kaagas gull (western dialect)
paadeonku godfather (western dialect: Kadrina)

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Re: Eesti keele kohvik / Estonian language café

Postby Linguaphile » 2020-03-29, 4:45

Mis asja?!
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Ja võro keeles, miks mitte...
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Re: Eesti keele kohvik / Estonian language café

Postby Naava » 2020-04-06, 15:41

Meanwhile in Tampere Jodel...

Click here if you don't know the meme (I suppose it is a meme at this point).
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Re: Eesti keele kohvik / Estonian language café

Postby suruvaippa » 2020-05-09, 5:00

Naava wrote:Click here if you don't know the meme (I suppose it is a meme at this point).


What the hell did I just... :lol: I didn't think I'd ever catch myself cracking up at (what I perceive to be) Ylilauta-level stuff like this, but now...
Native:   (en-us) C1:   (fi) A1:   (et)   (lt)   (es)
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