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What's your favorite phrase in an alternate language?

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Whether it's something you got off of Google Translate or an ancient par-Goblin proverb... What is it?

 

Here, I'll start:

Scheiss sturm!

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for me it's "mirai" in Japanese and "kyopta" in Korean

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I really enjoy saying French curses, as they just roll off the tongue so easily.

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"ぐるぐるヘアー"

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"Servitas vitae."

 

"To save lives."

 

-GIGN (Groupe d'intervention de la Gendarmerie nationale, or the National Gendarmerie Intervention Group)

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"Servitas vitae."

 

"To save lives."

 

-GIGN (Groupe d'intervention de la Gendarmerie nationale, or the National Gendarmerie Intervention Group)

 

 

what language is that? :huh:

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Whoops, forgot. It's in French.

 

 

it sounds like some ancient human language :o

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it sounds like some ancient human language :o

French will do that to those who don't know French.

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Whoops, forgot. It's in French.

I think you'll find that your phrase is actually in Latin. Latin is quite commonly used for mottos and such.

Many French words are descended from Latin, but the languages have unique grammatical structures.

 

I'm quite fond of the Arabic phrase عايش من قلة الموت pronounced "A'ish min qelat el mot" which roughly translates to "I live due to a shortage of death," more simply, "I live because I haven't died yet." It's really not so depressing a phrase as it might sound; such is true with many Arabic phrases.

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I think you'll find that your phrase is actually in Latin. Latin is quite commonly used for mottos and such.

Many French words are descended from Latin, but the languages have unique grammatical structures.

 

I'm quite fond of the Arabic phrase عايش من قلة الموت pronounced "A'ish min qelat el mot" which roughly translates to "I live due to a shortage of death," more simply, "I live because I haven't died yet." It's really not so depressing a phrase as it might sound; such is true with many Arabic phrases.

 

latin is like an ancient human language right? :huh:

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latin is like an ancient human language right? :huh:

Yeah, Tamagotchis don't usually speak it.

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Per aspera ad astra

 

Latin

 

Translation Through hardships to the stars

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