Language practice thread

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Re: Language practice thread

Post by Lambuzhao » Sat 12 Aug 2017, 15:29

Egerius wrote:
shimobaatar wrote:¿Por qué no te gustas los préstamos?
Why don't you like loanwords?
Sindon ealle frencisce þá ƿord þe ne lícigað mec, and þær ƿæron ealde ƿord ƿé næbbað ná már.
It is all those French words that do not please me, and there were old words we don't have no more...
Ic sóþlice æfestig nú hwíle big eom.
I'm really jealous right about now.
[>:D]

Ic [<3] ealdengliscan sprǽċe!
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Re: Language practice thread

Post by Lao Kou » Sat 12 Aug 2017, 15:49

Lambuzhao wrote:
shimobaatar wrote:¿Cómo puedo intentar no estar cansado? :wat:
How can I try to not be tired?
¡Puje! ¡Puje!
Push! Push!
注意括约肌
Attention aux sphincters.
Mind the sphincters.
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名可名,非常名
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Re: Language practice thread

Post by Lambuzhao » Sat 12 Aug 2017, 19:05

:grc:

ἢ σφῖγξον ἢ μὴ σφίγξῃς· οὐκ ἔνι πεῖρα ἔνεμα.
[ε: sphi:ŋ.ksõn ε: mε: sphi:ŋ.ksε:js | u:k ẽ.ni ẽ.nẽ.ma]
CNJ sphinct<AOR.IMPTV>2SG CNJ PROHIB sphinct<AOR.SBJV>2SG | NEG exist<PRS>3SG {attempt.F.NOM.SG} clyster.NOM.SG
Sphinct or sphinct not; there is no easy way out.

Σφίγγειν ἢ μὴ σφίγγειν· τοῦτό ἐστι τὸ ἐρώτημα.
[ sphi:ŋ.gε:n ε: mε: sphi:ŋ.gε:n| tu:.to e.sti to e.ro:.tε:.ma]
To sphinct or not to sphinct: that is the question.

I think I just gave Koine a colonoscopy (!)
[o.O]
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Re: Language practice thread

Post by Dormouse559 » Sun 13 Aug 2017, 02:21

Egerius wrote:Sindon ealle frencisce þá ƿord þe ne lícigað mec, and þær ƿæron ealde ƿord ƿé næbbað ná már.
It is all those French words that do not please me, and there were old words we don't have no more...
Les mots français me rendent heureux.
The French words make me happy.
[:D]

Aussi, c'est seulement à cause du vocabulaire français/latin partagé que je peux lire même un peu d'allemand.
And also, it's only because of the shared French/Latin vocabulary that I can read even a little German.

Le côté germanique de l'anglais est trop bizarre.
English's Germanic side is too weird.
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Re: Language practice thread

Post by Lao Kou » Sun 13 Aug 2017, 02:23

Lambuzhao wrote:I think I just gave Koine a colonoscopy (!) [o.O]
Elle devrait fermer les yeux et penser à Μύκονος.
It should close its eyes and think of Mykonos.
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Re: Language practice thread

Post by GrandPiano » Sun 13 Aug 2017, 04:31

shimobaatar wrote:¿Por qué no te gustas gustan los préstamos?
Why don't you like loanwords?
:eng: - Native
:chn: - B2
:esp: - A2
:jpn: - A2
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Re: Language practice thread

Post by Imralu » Sun 13 Aug 2017, 05:28

Kichwa changu kimejaa fikira na mawazo, lakini nimechoka sana kiasi kwamba ninaumwa na macho yangu.
I've got a head full of thoughts and ideas, but I'm so tired that my eyes hurt.
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Re: Language practice thread

Post by shimobaatar » Sun 13 Aug 2017, 20:00

Egerius wrote:
shimobaatar wrote:¿Por qué no te gustas los préstamos?
Why don't you like loanwords?
Sindon ealle frencisce þá ƿord þe ne lícigað mec, and þær ƿæron ealde ƿord ƿé næbbað ná már.
It is all those French words that do not please me, and there were old words we don't have no more...
¿Por qué no te gustan las palabras franceses? La muerte de algunas palabras es una parte natural de la evolución de un idioma.
Why don't you like French words? The death of certain words is a natural part of a language's evolution.

Lambuzhao wrote: sin embargo el contexto justo después de tu acotación se simulaba como yo reclamaba de tu pedida.
but the context right after your quote could have made it look like I was complaining about your request.

Basta decir que de veras no me quejaba con nada, pero, de todas maneras, lo dejaba de una interpretación variable.
Suffice to say that I really wasn't, but I left it open anyway.

Era injusto de una manera. Lo siento por la ambigüedad sintáctica. Simplemente no lo podía resistir.
That was kind of unfair. Sorry for the syntactial duplicity. I just could not resist.
[:$]
ああ、すみません。分かりませんでした。 [>_<]
Ā, sumimasen. Wakarimasen deshita.
Ah, I'm sorry. I didn't get that.

GrandPiano wrote:
shimobaatar wrote:¿Por qué no te gustas gustan los préstamos?
Why don't you like loanwords?
Claro. Por lo menos, fue un error de ortografía y no un error de gramática. Entonces, fue un error de ortografía que se pareció a un error de gramática.
Of course. At least it was a typo and not a grammar mistake. Well, it was a typo that looked like a grammar mistake.

Imralu wrote:Kichwa changu kimejaa fikira na mawazo, lakini nimechoka sana kiasi kwamba ninaumwa na macho yangu.
I've got a head full of thoughts and ideas, but I'm so tired that my eyes hurt.
Puedo identificarme.
I can relate.
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Re: Language practice thread

Post by All4Ɇn » Sun 13 Aug 2017, 20:28

shimobaatar wrote:ああ、すみません。分かりませんでした。 [>_<]
Ā, sumimasen. Wakarimasen deshita.
Ah, I'm sorry. I didn't get that.
あなたの日本語はとても丁寧だ。ここで原形をお互いに用いるの?
Anata no nihongo wa totemo tēnē da. Koko de genkē wo otagai ni mochīru no?
Your Japanese is very polite. Wouldn't we use the dictionary form with each other here?
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Re: Language practice thread

Post by DesEsseintes » Mon 14 Aug 2017, 03:02

All4Ɇn wrote:
shimobaatar wrote:ああ、すみません。分かりませんでした。 [>_<]
Ā, sumimasen. Wakarimasen deshita.
Ah, I'm sorry. I didn't get that.
あなたの日本語はとても丁寧だ。ここで原形をお互いに用いるの?
Anata no nihongo wa totemo tēnē da. Koko de genkē wo otagai ni mochīru no?
Your Japanese is very polite. Wouldn't we use the dictionary form with each other here?
また一方で、人によって考えが違うかもしれませんが、All4Ɇnさんの言い方は馴れ馴れしいように思う人もいるかなー?「あなた」と言っててくれるなんて... [>_<]
On the other hand, whilst people's opinions on this may vary, there might be those who find All4Ɇn's way of speaking overly familiar. Saying things like "you" and whatnot...
Spoiler:
I actually don't mind either way, and I think foreigners learning Japanese worry about the use of teineigo too much. On the other hand, I've also been told by Japanese friends that some people find it inappropriate for foreigners not to use teineigo, and that it grates when they fail to.
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Re: Language practice thread

Post by All4Ɇn » Mon 14 Aug 2017, 03:37

DesEsseintes wrote:Saying things like "you" and whatnot...
J'ai passé quelque temps en envisageant si j'aurais dû utiliser anata dans cette phrase. En fin de compte, j'ai décidé à le utiliser.
I spent awhile thinking about whether or not I should have used anata in that sentence. In the end I decided to use it.

Sogar als ich in Japan war, habe ich nicht gewusst, wenn ich jede Form benutzen sollen habe. Ganz schweigen von der Verwendung von watashi, boku, usw.
Even when I was in Japan I wasn't sure when I should have used each form. Not to mention the usage of watashi, boku, etc.
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Re: Language practice thread

Post by Dormouse559 » Mon 14 Aug 2017, 16:53

All4Ɇn wrote:J'ai passé quelque temps en envisageant à me demander si j'aurais dû utiliser anata dans cette phrase. En fin de compte, j'ai décidé à de l'utiliser.
I spent awhile thinking about whether or not I should have used anata in that sentence. In the end I decided to use it.
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Re: Language practice thread

Post by All4Ɇn » Mon 14 Aug 2017, 18:34

Dormouse559 wrote:j'ai décidé à de
[>_<] Je pense que je me suis confondu avec être décidé.
I think I got confused with être décidé.
Dormouse559 wrote:de l'utiliser.
Je suis pas sûr pourquoi je me suis débarrassé de l'. Je l'ai tapé quand je l'ai posté la première fois. :wat: Je suppose que je pensais trop à la phrase.
I'm not sure why I dropped the l'. I typed it when I first posted it. I guess I was just overthinking it.
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Re: Language practice thread

Post by Sglod » Thu 17 Aug 2017, 09:28

J'envie bien à mon frère et ma sœur. Mon frère est en vacances en Espagne et ma sœur travaille temporairement en Malte. Moi, par contre, je n'ai jamais quitté l'île de la Grande-Bretagne... [:'(]

I'm jealous of my brother and sister. My brother's on holiday in Spain and my sister's working temporarily in Malta. I, on the other hand, have never left the island of Great Britain...
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Re: Language practice thread

Post by shimobaatar » Sat 02 Sep 2017, 01:37

All4Ɇn wrote:
shimobaatar wrote:ああ、すみません。分かりませんでした。 [>_<]
Ā, sumimasen. Wakarimasen deshita.
Ah, I'm sorry. I didn't get that.
あなたの日本語はとても丁寧だ。ここで原形をお互いに用いるの?
Anata no nihongo wa totemo tēnē da. Koko de genkē wo otagai ni mochīru no?
Your Japanese is very polite. Wouldn't we use the dictionary form with each other here?
Spoiler:
I'm just going to give my thoughts on this in English to save myself time. For one thing, we used the -masu forms nearly all of the time, so I'm much more used to speaking like that. Additionally, I don't know any of you very well. We've never met. That, and I tend to feel more comfortable speaking politely unless I'm around close friends, and I guess this extends to the internet and to other languages.

DesEsseintes wrote:
Spoiler:
I actually don't mind either way, and I think foreigners learning Japanese worry about the use of teineigo too much. On the other hand, I've also been told by Japanese friends that some people find it inappropriate for foreigners not to use teineigo, and that it grates when they fail to.
Spoiler:
Do they expect foreigners to be subservient, or are they just used to hearing foreigners talk that way since it seems like foreigners are taught to speak politely in Japanese before taught how to speak more neutrally or casually?

これはナンセンスだよ。
Kore wa nansensu da yo!
This is nonsense!

Aさん:お腹が痛いです。
A-san: Onaka ga itai desu.
A: My stomach hurts.

Bさん:どうしたんですか。
B-san: Dōshitan desu ka?
B: What happened?

Aさん:背が高いんです。
A-san: Se ga takain desu.
A: I'm tall.
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Re: Language practice thread

Post by Imralu » Sat 02 Sep 2017, 03:07

Inaeleweka kwangu. Mara nyingi ninaumwa tumbo kwa sababu ya urefu wangu. Vidole pia huniuma kwa sababu ya ndevu zangu nyekundu.
Makes sense to me. My stomach often hurts because of my height. My fingers ache too because of my red beard.
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Re: Language practice thread

Post by Lambuzhao » Mon 04 Sep 2017, 14:03

:que: :per:

¡runasimipi rimarisun!
<Quechua>LOC delcare<FUT>1PL

¡Hablemos en quechua!
Let's talk in Quechua!



http://aldianews.com/es/articles/local/ ... ioma/49665
¡W00T!
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Re: Language practice thread

Post by Imralu » Tue 05 Sep 2017, 12:10

Ole wangu, sijui Kikechwa na sasa hivi sina ubongo wa kutosha kwa kujifunza.
Alas, I don't know Quechua and right at the moment I don't have enough brain to learn it.

Ninatumaini kwamba ujifunze lugha hiyo kiasi cha uweze kushiriki katika mialiko ya tafsiri ili niweze kuona vifungo ulivyoandika.
I hope you learn this language enough to be able to take part in translation challenges so that I can see the sentences you write.
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Re: Language practice thread

Post by Iyionaku » Tue 05 Sep 2017, 13:47

shimobaatar wrote: ナンセ
nansensu
nonsense
我很喜欢那。
Wǒ hěn xǐhuān nà.

[ʊ̯ɔ˨˩ xən˨˦ ɕi˨˩xʊ̯ən˥ na˥˩]
1SG very like DEM.DIST
I really like that.

[Somehow feels wrong.]
Heaven and Earth, but I feel the color of the cake when you keep the Victoria.
I had a mantra on the moss and I had to go to bed.


Oh, and there is a [ɕ] in my name!
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Re: Language practice thread

Post by shimobaatar » Tue 05 Sep 2017, 15:16

Iyionaku wrote:
shimobaatar wrote: ナンセ
nansensu
nonsense
我很喜欢那。
Wǒ hěn xǐhuān nà.

[ʊ̯ɔ˨˩ xən˨˦ ɕi˨˩xʊ̯ən˥ na˥˩]
1SG very like DEM.DIST
I really like that.

[Somehow feels wrong.]
¡Creo que es muy divertido! [:D]
I think it's very funny!

Pero "ナンセ" es "nanse". "ナンセンス" es "nansensu".
However, "ナンセ" is "nanse". "ナンセンス" is "nansensu".
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