Language practice thread

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Re: Language practice thread

Post by Znex » 30 Jul 2015 15:22

οὔτ' ἔγω λαλῶ Μαορί.
I don't speak Maori either.
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Re: Language practice thread

Post by Dormouse559 » 30 Jul 2015 21:07

Je parle maori … dans un univers parallèle.
/ʃ paʁlə maɔʁi dɑ̃‿zœ̃‿nynivɛʁ paʁalɛl/
I speak Maori … in an alternate universe.

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Re: Language practice thread

Post by Prinsessa » 30 Jul 2015 21:20

Mauri ei voi maoriin
Mauri can't into Maori
Ear of the Sphinx wrote:Minäkään en puhu maoria.
I can't speak Maori either.
Suomen kieleksi, kuin moniksi kieliksi, ei kirjoiteta kielinimiä isoilla kirjaimilla.
In Finnish, as in many languages, the names of languages are not written with capital letters.

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Re: Language practice thread

Post by Dormouse559 » 30 Jul 2015 22:03

Prinsessa wrote:Mauri ei voi maoriin
Mauri can't into Maori
:wat: :?:
I no get. Wat u mean?

(mes premières phrases écrites en smilais)
(my first sentences in Smilese)

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Re: Language practice thread

Post by Prinsessa » 30 Jul 2015 22:09

Mauri on nimi.
Mauri is a name.

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Re: Language practice thread

Post by Ear of the Sphinx » 30 Jul 2015 22:21

Prinsessa wrote:Suomen kieleksi, kuin moniksi kieliksi, ei kirjoiteta kielinimiä isoilla kirjaimilla.
In Finnish, as in many languages, the names of languages are not written with capital letters.
Pfff.
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Re: Language practice thread

Post by Testyal » 30 Jul 2015 22:35

Je ne peux rien
I cannot anything
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Re: Language practice thread

Post by qwed117 » 30 Jul 2015 22:37

Testyal wrote:Je ne peux rien
I cannot anything
No puedo nada tampoco. Dejamos estar amigos!
I can't anything, neither. Let's be friends!
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Re: Language practice thread

Post by Dormouse559 » 30 Jul 2015 22:38

Prinsessa wrote:Mauri on nimi.
Mauri is a name.
D'accord, mais qu'est-ce que la phrase veut dire ?
/dakɔʁ me kɛskə la fʁaz vø diʁ/
Okay, but what does the sentence mean?

J'ai l'impression qu'elle manque au moins un verbe.
/ʒɛ lɛ̃pʁɛsjɔ̃ kɛl mɑ̃k o mwɛ̃ œ̃ vɛʁb/
I feel like it's missing at least a verb.

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Re: Language practice thread

Post by Omzinesý » 30 Jul 2015 22:51

Prinsessa wrote: Suomen kieleksi, kuin moniksi kieliksi, ei kirjoiteta kielinimiä isoilla kirjaimilla.
In Finnish, as in many languages, the names of languages are not written with capital letters.
suomen kielellä = suomeksi, but because the language system is meant here, not a kanguage as on instrument of writing,I would actually say suomen kielessä in the inessive

Suomen kielessä, kuten monissa muissakaan kielissä, ei kirjoiteta kielten nimiä isoilla kirjaimilla.

Correcting a text isn't easy at all. Are you saying that in many other languages language names are capitalized or that they aren't.
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Re: Language practice thread

Post by Prinsessa » 30 Jul 2015 22:59

I was afraid that would be an anglicism. [;)] Kiitos!

Dang it, I considered kuten.

Saying that in many languages they are not capitalised (otherwise I wouldn't have translated it that way!).

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Re: Language practice thread

Post by Ear of the Sphinx » 30 Jul 2015 23:06

Omzinesý, puhutko suomea?
D'accord, mais qu'est-ce que la phrase veut dire ?
/dakɔʁ me kɛskə la fʁaz vø diʁ/
Okay, but what does the sentence mean?

J'ai l'impression qu'elle manque au moins un verbe.
/ʒɛ lɛ̃pʁɛsjɔ̃ kɛl mɑ̃k o mwɛ̃ œ̃ vɛʁb/
I feel like it's missing at least a verb.
Luulen, että se on sellainen meemi: Puola en voi avaruuteen. Maori en voi maoriin.
I think it is that type of a meme: Poland cannot into space. Maori cannot into Maori.
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Re: Language practice thread

Post by Adarain » 05 Aug 2015 17:22

Ég hef ekki talað íslensku lengi. Ég ekki skil mörg orð… Por isso é muito dificil… aah, quist est la lingua fosa!

I haven’t spoken Icelandic in a long time. I don’t know many words… because of that, it’s very difficult… aah, that’s the wrong language!
At kveldi skal dag lęyfa,
Konu es bręnnd es,
Mæki es ręyndr es,
Męy es gefin es,
Ís es yfir kømr,
Ǫl es drukkit es.

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Re: Language practice thread

Post by Egerius » 05 Aug 2015 17:27

L'ultima frase è in Romance, vero?
The last sentence is in Romansh, right?
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Re: Language practice thread

Post by Adarain » 05 Aug 2015 18:27

Ég hef skrifað í íslensku, em português ed in rumantsch, hai. Mais je n’ai pas écrit quelque chose en français.

I wrote in Icelandic, Portuguese and in Romansh, yes. But I haven’t written anything in French.
At kveldi skal dag lęyfa,
Konu es bręnnd es,
Mæki es ręyndr es,
Męy es gefin es,
Ís es yfir kømr,
Ǫl es drukkit es.

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Re: Language practice thread

Post by Omzinesý » 05 Aug 2015 18:50

Ear of the Sphinx wrote:Omzinesý, puhutko suomea?
نعم فينلندية اتكلمها احسن من اللغات الاخرا
Yes, I speak Finnish better than the other languages.
Prinsessa wrote:Mauri on nimi.
Mauri is a name.
Mauri
(في الفينلندية) كان انسان اندلوسي يتكلم العربية ايصاً
Mauri (in Finnish) 'A Moor' was a Spanish person who spoke Arabic, as well.

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Re: Language practice thread

Post by Tuslaven Kukristo » 05 Aug 2015 19:16

Estoy tratando de aprender el griego de la Biblia, y espero (aunque probablamente nunca va a pasar) que podre leerlo, escribirlo, hablarlo, escucharlo y usarlo paracomunicar con otros.

I am trying to learn biblical greek, and i hope that (even though it will probably never happen) i will be able to read it, write it, speak it, listen to it and use it to communicate with others.

Puedo hablar algunas cosas en griego como esto:
I can say something in greek like this:

Ή Χάρις Τοῦ Θεοῦ Μετά Σοῦ
May the grace of God be with you.

(Por la información, aunque estudía otros idiomas, ¡mi Español ha mejorado mucho hace un poco tiempo!)
For the information, although i have been studying other languages, my spanish has gotten a lot better!

How do you say "I have been studying" He estado estudiando?
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Re: Language practice thread

Post by qwed117 » 05 Aug 2015 19:39

Pienso que fuera "Yo había estudiando"
I think it would be "Yo había estudiando"
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Re: Language practice thread

Post by shimobaatar » 05 Aug 2015 20:33

Ich will etwas sagen, aber ich habe gar nichts zu sagen. Aber trotzdem sage ich jetzt etwas… etwas wertlos. [:'(]
I want to say something, but I have absolutely nothing to say. But now I'm saying something anyway… something worthless.

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Re: Language practice thread

Post by Adarain » 05 Aug 2015 20:55

*etwas wertloses. The way you wrote it, it sounds like an adverb meaning "somewhat worthless".

En líka hef ég ekki einnhvað að segja.

But I also haven't got anything to say.
At kveldi skal dag lęyfa,
Konu es bręnnd es,
Mæki es ręyndr es,
Męy es gefin es,
Ís es yfir kømr,
Ǫl es drukkit es.

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