Prepare to die.

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Alessio
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Re: Prepare to die.

Post by Alessio » 22 Sep 2017 09:49

Please allow me to correct the Italian translation.

:ita: Italian
Salve. Mi chiamo Inigo Montoya. Tu hai ucciso mio padre. Preparati a morire.
/'salve mi 'kjaːmo i'niːgo mon'tɔːja tu ai ut'tʃiːzo mio̯ 'padre pre'parati a mo'riːre/
hello 1SG.REFL call.1SG Inigo Montoya 2SG kill.PAST.2SG my.M father prepare.IMP+2SG.REFL to die

I will include an explanation.
"Piacere" would be okay in place of "salve", but since it means "nice to meet you", I just find it a bit unnatural when said to someone you're about to kill. So I went for a more formal version of "hello".
"Il mio nome è" is also unnatural, although correct and sometimes used in badly translated movies. The "normal" way to say this in Italian is "mi chiamo".
"Uccideva mio padre" is plain wrong, because it's a continuous tense and it just makes no sense whatsoever here. I went for "Tu hai ucciso mio padre", dropping the formality of the 3sg - since you're about to kill someone, it would be, once more, unnatural - and adding an explicit subject, which slightly emphasizes the fact that the listener is, in fact, the killer.
"Preparati a morire" is just the 2sg (informal) version of "Si prepari a morire".

Here's a translation in my regional language as well:
:ita: Emilian - Dialàt Vgnulěṡ
Sciâvo. A-m ciâm Inîgo Montôya. Tè t'ě quàl ch'l'à mazê mě pêder. Parpêr-et a murîr.
/'stʃaːvo am tʃaːm i'niːgo mon'tɔːja tε te(ː) kwɐl kla mɐ's̪εː meː pεːder pɐr'pεːret a mʊ'riːr/
hello 1SG.REFL call.1SG Inigo Montoya 2SG.TON be.2SG the_one who+kill.3SG.PAST my father prepare.IMP+2SG.REFL to die
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Re: Prepare to die.

Post by Threr » 23 Sep 2017 17:47

:fra: Bonjour. Je m'appelle Inigo Montoya. Vous avez tué mon père. Préparez-vous à mourir.

:con: Deyryck

Kat'da Nakô inigo'montoya da Bêb tkénopa' Lig' kové
hello.GOAL:none name: inigo montoya GOAL:none dad you.kill.PAST.GOAL:none death prepare.INJ

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Re: Prepare to die.

Post by Iyionaku » 25 Sep 2017 21:34

शोड़ं. नौ शूनुं शोज़ शिनिगु मॢतूय. यो तिऌपेज़ मूदू नेये पीतेर. षुषुमेज़ काफेमे.
Ēram. Ney ūnum ēs Inigu Muntūya. Yē tilpes mūdū neye pīter. Șușumes kāpheme.

Hello | 1SG.POSS.MASC.NOM name.NOM COP.3SG.MASC PROP | 2SG.MASC.NOM AUX.AOR.2SG kill.PP 1SG.POSS.MASC.ACC father.ACC | prepare.IMP.2SG die_forcefully.INF
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die.
Wipe the glass. This is the usual way to start, even in the days, day and night, only a happy one.

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Re: Prepare to die.

Post by Iyionaku » 27 Sep 2017 12:57

:con: Caelian

Wandësëm. Rar Inigui Montoya bipustal. Zan bonnuip Rabyeng sikilkim. Bye fonrapic.
[wandəˈʒəm | rah iniˈgʊɪ̯ mɔntɔˈja bipʰuʃˈtʰal | zan bɔnʊɪ̯p raˈbʲɛŋ ʒikʰilˈkʰim | bʲɛ βɔnraˈpʰiç]
pretty.VOC | 1SG.NOM Inigo.ACC Montoya STAT-call.1SG | 2SG.NOM father.ACC 1SG.GEN-ACC PST-kill.2SG>3SG | COP.2SG>3SG life.TERM
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die.

I didn't have a word for "to prepare" and was to lazy to create one, so I instead paraphrased it as "Be the end of life"
Wipe the glass. This is the usual way to start, even in the days, day and night, only a happy one.

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