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Zauriel
13-03-05, 21:44
I found this link from the Love section of this website.

http://porges.onlinehome.de/

Afrikaans : Ek is lief vir jou
: Ek het jou lief

Akan (Ghana) : Me dor wo

Albanian : Te dua
: Te dashuroj
: Ti je zemra ime

Alentejano(Port.) : Gosto de ti, porra!

Alsacien (Elsass) : Ich hoan dich gear

Amharic (Aethio.) : Afekrishalehou
: Afekrischalehou
: Ewedishalehu (male/female to female)
: Ewedihalehu (male/female to male)
American Sign Language : __
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Apache : Sheth she~n zho~n (nasalized vowels like
French, '~n' as in French
'salon')

Arabic (formal) : Ohiboke (male to female)
: Ohiboki (male to female)
: Ohibokoma (male or female to two males
or two females)
: Nohiboke (more than one male or females
to female)
: Nohiboka (male to male or female to male)
: Nohibokoma (male to male or female to two
males or two females)
: Nohibokom (male to male or female to more
than two males)
: Nohibokon (male to male or female to more
than two females)

Arabic (proper) : Ooheboki (male to female)
: Ooheboka (female to male)

Arabic : Ana behibak (female to male)
: Ana behibek (male to female)
: Ahebich (male to female)
: Ahebik (female to male)
: Ana ahebik
: Ib'n hebbak
: Ana ba-heb-bak
: Bahibak (female to male)
: Bahibik (male to female)
: Benhibak (more than one male or female to male)
: Benhibik (male to male or female to female)
: Benhibkom (male to male or female to more
than one male)
: Nhebuk (spoken to someone of importance)

Arabic (Umggs.) : Ana hebbek

Armenian : Yes kez si'rumem
: Yes kez gesirem (eastern Armenian dialect)

Assamese(Indien) : Moi tomak bhal pau


Basque : Nere maitea (means: my love)
: Maite zaitut (means: I love you)


Bassa : Mengweswe

Batak (Nordsumatra) : Holong rohangku di ho

Bavarian : I mog di narrisch gern
: I mog di (right answer: i di a)

Bemba : Ndikufuna

Bengali : Aami tomaake bhaalo baashi
: Ami tomay bhalobashi
: Ami tomake bahlobashi
: Ami tomake walobashi
: Ami tomake vhalobashi

Berber : Lakh tirikh

Bicol (Philippinen) : Namumutan ta ka

Bolivian Quechua : Qanta munani

Bosnian : Volim te

Braille : :..:| ..:| |..-.. .::":.., :.:;

Brazilian/Portuguese : Eu te amo (pronounced 'eiu chee amu')
: Amo-te

Bulgarian : Obicham te
: As te obicham
: Obozhavam te ("I love you very much")

Burmese : Chit pa de

Cambodian : Kh_nhaum soro_lahn nhee_ah
: Bon sro lanh oon

Canadian French : Sh'teme (spoken, sounds like this)
: Je t'aime ("I like you")
: Je t'adore ("I love you")

Catalan : T'estimo (Catalonian)
: T'estim (Mallorcan)
: T'estime (Valencian)
: T'estim molt ("I love you a lot")

Cebuano (Philippi.) : Gihigugma ko ikaw.

Chamoru (or Chamorro) : Hu guaiya hao

Cheyenne : Nemehotatse

Chichewa : Ndimakukonda

Chickasaw (USA) : Chiholloli (first 'i' nasalized)

Chinese : Goa ai li (Amoy dialect)
: Ngo oi ney (Cantonese dialect)
: Wo oi ni (Cantonese dialect)
: Ngai oi gnee (Hakka dialect)
: Ngai on ni (Hakka dialect)
: Wa ai lu (Hokkien dialect)
: Wo ai ni (Mandarin dialect)
: Wo ie ni (Mandarin dialect)
: Wuo ai nee (Mandarin dialect)
: Wo ay ni (Mandarin dialect)
: Wo ai ni (Putunghua dialect)
: Ngo ai nong (Wu dialect)

Comorien : Ni sou hou vendza.

Corsican : Ti tengu cara (male to female)
: Ti tengu caru (female to male)

Creol : Mi aime jou

Croatian (familiar) : Ja te volim (used in proper speech)
: Volim te (used in common speech)

Croatian (formal) : Ja vas volim (used in proper speech)
: Volim vas (used in common speech)
: Ljubim te (in todays useage, "I kiss you",
'lj' pronounced like 'll' in
Spanish, one sound, 'ly'ish)

Croatian (old) : Ljubim te (may still be found in poetry)

Czech : Miluji te (a downwards pointing arrowhead
on top of the 'e' in te, which is
pronounced 'ye')
: Miluju te! (colloquial form)
: M疥 te (velmi) r疆 (male speaker, "I like
you (very much)", often
used and prefered)
: M疥 te (velmi) r疆a (female speaker)

Danish : Jeg elsker dig
(see also dialect Friesian)

Davvi Samegiella : Mun rahkistin d・

Dusun : Siuhang oku dia

Dutch : Ik hou van je
: Ik hou van jou
: Ik bemin je (old fashioned)
: Ik bemin jou (old fashioned)
: Ik ben verliefd op je
: Ik ben verliefd op jou
: Ik zie je graag
: Ik hol van die (Gronings a Hollands dialect)

Ecuador Quechua : Canda munani

English : I love you
: I adore you
: I love thee (used only in Christian context)

Esperanto : Mi amas vin

Estonian : Mina armastan sind
: Ma armastan sind

Ethiopian : Afgreki' (one of the Ethipians dialects,
there are over 80 - see also under "Amharic")

Farsi (old) : Tora dust mi daram

Farsi : Tora dost daram ("I love you")
: Asheghetam
: Doostat daram ("I'm in love with you")
: Man asheghetam ("I'm in love with you")

Filipino : Mahal ka ta
: Iniibig kita

Finnish (formal) : Min・rakastan sinua
: Rakastan sinua
: Min・pid舅 sinusta ("I like you")

Finnish : (M・ rakastan sua
: (M・ tykk蒿n susta ("I like you")

French (formal) : Je vous aime

French : Je t'aime ("I love you")
: Je t'adore ("I love you", stronger meaning
between lovers)
: J' t'aime bien ("I like you", meant for friends
and family, not for lovers)

Friesian : Ik hou fan dei (sp?)
: Ik hald fan dei

Gaelic : Ta gra agam ort
: Moo graugh hoo

Galician : Querote
Queroche
Amote

Ghanaian (Akan, Twi) : Me dor wo.

Georgien (Caucasus) : Me shen mikvarkhar

German (formal) : Ich liebe Sie (rarely used)

German : Ich liebe dich
: Ich hab dich lieb (not so classic and
conservative)

Greek : S'ayapo (spoken "s'agapo", 3rd letter is lower
case 'gamma')
: Eime eroteumenos mazi sou ("I'm in love with)
: Eime eroteumenos me 'sena(you", male to female)
: Eime eroteumeni mazi sou ("I'm in love with)
: Eime eroteumeni me 'sena (you", female to male)
: Se latrevo ("I adore you")
: Se thelo ("I want you", denotes sexual desire)

Greek (old) : (Ego) Philo su ('ego', for emphasis)

Greek (Arhea/Ancient) : Philo se

Greenlandic : Asavakit

Guarani' : Rohiyu (ro-hai'-hyu)

Gujrati (Pakistan) : Hoon tane pyar karoochhoon.
: Hoon tuney chaoon chhoon ('n' is nasal, not
pronounced)

Hausa (Nigeria) : Ina sonki

Hawaiian : Aloha wau ia 'oe
: Aloha wau ia 'oe nui loa ("I love you
very much")

Hebrew : Anee ohev otakh (male to female)
: Anee ohevet otkha (female to male)
: Anee ohev otkha (male to male)
: Anee ohevet otakh (female to female)
('kh' pronounced like
Spanish 'j', Dutch 'g', or similiar to
French 'r')

Hebrew (written) :
(male to female/male)
:
(female to female/male)


Hindi : Mai tumase pyar karata hun (male to female)
: Mai tumase pyar karati hun (female to male)
: Mai tumse pyar karta hoon
: Mai tumse peyar karta hnu
: Mai tumse pyar karta hoo
: Mai tujhe pyaar kartha hoo
: Mae tumko peyar kia
: Main tumse pyar karta hoon
: Main tumse prem karta hoon
: Main tuze pyar karta hoon ('n' is nasal, not
pronounced)

Hokkien : Wa ai lu

Hopi : Nu'umi unangw疸a

Hungarian : Szeretlek
: Te'gedet szeretlek ("It's you I love and
no one else")
: Szeretlek te'ged ("It's you I love, you know,
you", a reinforcement)
(The above two entries are never heard in
a normal context.)

Ibaloi (Phil.) : Pip-piyan taha
Pipiyan ta han shili (I like/love you very much)

Imazighan : Hamlagh kem

Indi : Mai Tujhe Pyaar Kartha Ho

Interglossa : Mi esthe philo tu.

Icelandic : Eg elska thig (pronounced 'yeg l-ska thig')

Ilocano : Ay-ayaten ka

Indonesian : Saya cinta padamu ('Saya', commonly used)
: Saya cinta kamu ('Saya', commonly used)
: Saya kasih saudari ('Saya', commonly used)
: Saja kasih saudari ('Saya', commonly used)
: Aku tjinta padamu ('Aku', not often used)
(tjinta is the old written version influenced by
Netherlands)
: Aku cinta padamu ('Aku', not often used)
: Aku cinta kamu ('Aku', not often used)
(cinta is the modern written version since 1972;
same for saya and saja)

Italian : Ti amo (relationship/lover/spouse)
: Ti voglio bene (between friends)
: Ti voglio (strong sexual meaning, "I want you"
referred to the other person's body)

Irish : Taim i' ngra leat

Irish-Gaelic : t'a gr'a agam dhuit

Japanese : Kimi o ai shiteru
: Aishiteru
: Chuu shiteyo
: Ora omee no koto ga suki da
: Ore wa omae ga suki da
: Suitonnen
: Sukiyanen
: Sukiyo
: Watashi wa anata ga suki desu
: Watashi wa anata wo aishithe imasu
: Watashi wa anata o aishitemasu
: A-i-shi-te ma-su
: Watakushi-wa anata-wo ai shimasu
: Suki desu (used at the first time, like for a
start, when you are not yet real lovers)

Javanese : Kulo tresno

Kankana-ey (Phil.) : Laylaydek sik-a

Kannada (Indien) : Naanu Ninnanu Preethisuthene
Naanu Ninnanu Mohisuthene

Kikongo : Mono ke zola nge (mono ke' zola nge')

Kiswahili : Nakupenda
: Nakupenda wewe
: Nakupenda malaika ("I love you, (my) angel")

Klingon : bangwI' SoH ("You are my beloved")
: qamuSH・("I love you")
: qamuSH痃u' ("I love you very much")
: qaparH・("I like you")
: qaparH痃u' ("I like you very much!")
(words are often unnecessary as the thought
is most often conveyed nonverbally with
special growlings)

Korean : Dangsinul saranghee yo ("I love you, dear")
: Saranghee
: Nanun dangsineul joahapnida ("I like you")
: Nanun dangsineul mucheog joahapnida ("I like you very much")
: Nanun dangsineul saranghapnida
: Nanun dangsineul mucheog saranghapnida ("I love you very much")
: Nanun gdaega joa ("I like him" or "I like her")
: Nanun gdaereul saranghapnida ("I love him" or "I love her")
: Nanun neoreul saranghanda
: Gdaereul hjanghan naemaeum alji (You know how much I love him/her.)
: Joahaeyo ("I like you")
: Saranghaeyo (more formal)
: Saranghapanida (more respectful)
: Norul sarang hae (male to female in casual
relationship)
: Tangsinul sarang ha o
: Tangshin-ul sarang hae-yo
: Tangshin-i cho-a-yo ("I like you, in a
romantic way")
: Nanun tangshinul sarang hamnida

Kpele : I walikana

Kurdish : Ez te hezdikhem
: Min te xushvet
: Min te xoshwet (Southern dialect)

Lao : Khoi hak jao
: Khoi hak chao
: Khoi mak jao lai ("I like you very much")
: Khoi hak jao lai ("I love you very much")
: Khoi mak jao (This means "I prefer you",
but is used for "I love you".)

Lappish : Mun rahkistin d・
(Davvi Samegiella)

Latin : Te amo
: Vos amo

Latin (old) : (Ego) Amo te ('Ego', for emphasis)

Latvian : Es tevi milu (pronounced 'es tevy meelu')
('i in 'milu' has a line over it,
a 'long i')
: Es milu tevi (less common)

Lebanese : Bahibak

Lingala : Nalingi yo

Lisbon lingo : Gramo-te bue', chavalinha!

Lithuanian : As tave myliu (Ush ta-ve mee-lyu)
(over the 's' of 'As' has to be a 'v')

Lojban : Mi do prami

Luo (Kenia) : Aheri

Luxembourgish : Ech hun dech g舐

Maa : Ilolenge

Macedonian : Te sakam (a little stronger than "I like you")
: Te ljubam ("I really love you")
: Jas te sakam ('j' sounds like 'y' in May)
: Pozdrav ("Greetings")

Madrid lingo : Me molas, tronca!

Maiese : Wa wa

Malay : Saya cintamu
: Saya sayangmu
: Saya sayang anda
: Saya cintakan mu (grammatically correct)
: Saya sayangkan mu ( " )
: Saya chantikan awak
: Aku sayang kau

Malay/Bahasa : Saya cinta mu

Malay/Indonesian : Aku sayang kau
: Saya cantikan awak
: Saya sayangkan engkau
: Saya cintakan awak
: Aku cinta pada kau
: Aku cinta pada mu
: Saya cinta pada mu
: Saya sayangkan engkau ('engkau' often shortened
to 'kau', 'engkau' is informal form and should
only be used if you know the person _really_
well)

Malayalam : Ngan ninne snaehikkunnu
: Njyaan ninne' preetikyunnu
: Njyaan ninne' mohikyunnu

Malaysian : Saya cintamu
: Saya sayangmu
: Saya cinta kamu

Marathi : Mi tuzya var prem karato
: Me tujhashi prem karto (male to female)
: Me tujhashi prem karte (female to male)

Marshallese : Yokwe Yuk (sort of multi-purpose,
like Aloha, literally Love to you, my friend)

Mohawk : Konoronhkwa

Mokilese : Ngoah mweoku kaua

Mongolian : Be Chamad Hairtai (very personal)

Moroccan : Kanbhik (both mean the same, but spoken)
: Kanhebek (in different cities)

Navajo : Ayor anosh'ni

Ndebele (Zimbabwe) : Niyakutanda

Nepali : Ma timi sita prem garchhu (romantic)
: Ma timilai maya garchhu (less emphatic, can be used in a
non romantic conext, too)

Norwegian : Jeg elsker deg (Bokmaal)
: Eg elskar deg (Nynorsk)
: Jeg elsker deg (Riksmaal: outdated, formerly
used by upper-class and
conservative people)

Nyanja : Ninatemba

Op : Op lopveop yopuop

Oriya : Moon Tumakoo Bhala Paye
: Moon Tumakoo Prema Kare

Oromoo : Sinjaladha
: Sinjaldha

Osetian : Aez dae warzyn

Pakistani : Mujhe tumse muhabbat hai
: Muje se mu habbat hai

Papiamento : Mi ta stim畸o

Pedi (related to Tswana): Kiyahurata. (pronounced as:
Kee-ya--hoo-rata)

Pig Latin : Ie ovele ouye (pronounced as:
I-ay ov-lay u-yay.)

Pilipino : Mahal kita
: Iniibig kita

Polish : Kocham cie ("cie" is slangy polish and not commonly used)
: Kocham ciebie
: Ja cie kocham

Portuguese/Brazilian : Eu te amo (pronounced 'eiu chee amu')
: Eu amo-te
: Amo-te

Punjabi (Indien) : Main tainu pyar karna
: Mai taunu pyar Karda

Quenya(J.R. Tolkie) : Tye-mel疣e

raetoromanisch : te amo


Romanian : Te iubesc
: Te ador (stronger)

Russian : Ya vas lyublyu (old fashioned)
: Ya tyebya lyublyu (best)
: Ya lyublyu vas (old fashioned)
: Ya lyublyu tyebya

Samoan : Ou te alofa outou.
: Ou te alofa ia te oe.
: Talo'fa ia te oe. ("Hello, from me to you")
: Fia moi? ("Would you like to go to bed with me tonight?")

Sanskrit : Anurag (a higher love, like the love of music
or art)

Scot-Gaelic : Tha gr`adh agam ort

Serbian (formal) : Ja vas volim (used in proper speech)
: Volim vas (used in common speech)
: Ljubim te (in todays useage, "I kiss you",
'lj' pronounced like 'll' in
Spanish, one sound, 'ly'ish)

Serbian (familiar) : Ja te volim (used in proper speech)
: Volim te (used in common speech)

Serbian (old) : Ljubim te (may still be found in poetry)

Serbocroatian : Volim te
: Ljubim te
: Ja te volim ('j' sounds like 'y' in May)

SeSotho : Kiyahurata. (pronounced as: Kee-ya--hoo-rata)

Shona : Ndinokuda

Singhalese (Ceylon) : Mama oyata adarei
: Mama oyaata aadareyi

Sioux : Techihhila

Slovak : Lubim ta

Slovene : Ljubim te

Somalian : Waan ku jeclahay

Spanish : Te amo
: Te quiero
: Te re-quiero (Argentine way to say
I love you very much)
: Te adoro (I adore you)
: Te deseo (I desire you)
: Me antoj駸 (I crave you)

Srilankan : Mama oyata arderyi

Suaheli (Ostafrika) : Ninikupenda

Swahili : Nakupenda
: Naku penda (followed by the person's name)
: Ninikupenda
: Dholu'o

Swedish : Jag 舁skar dig. (pronounced: "Yag alskar day")

Syrian/Lebanese : Bhebbek (male to female)
: Bhebbak (female to male)

Tagalog : Mahal kita

Tahitian : Ua Here Vau Ia Oe
: Ua here vau ia oe

Tamil : Naan unnai kadalikiren
: Nan unnai kathalikaren
: Ni yaanai kaadli karen ("You love me")
: N^an unnaki kathalikkinren ("I love you")
: Nam vi'rmberem

Telugu (Indien) : Neenu ninnu pr疥istu'nnanu
: Nenu ninnu premistunnanu
: Ninnu premistunnanu

Thai (formal) : Phom rak khun (male to female)
: Ch'an rak khun (female to male)
: Phom-ruk-koon (male to female)
: Chun-ruk-koon (female to male)
: Phom lak kun (male to female)

Thai : Khao raak thoe (affectionate, sweet, loving)

Tswana : Ke a go rata

Tshiluba : Ndi mukusua (I love you)
: Ndi musua wewe (I want you)
: Ndi ne ditalala bua wewe (I have love for you)

Tunisian : Ha eh bak

Tumbuka : Nkhukutemwa

Turkish (formal) : Sizi seviyorum

Turkish : Seni seviyorum
: Seni begeniyorum ("I adore you")
(g has a bar on it)

Twi (Ghana) : Me dowapaa
: Me dor wo

Ukrainian : Ya tebe kokhayu
: Ja tebe kokhaju (real true love)
: Ja vas kokhaju
: Ja pokokhav tebe
: Ja pokokhav vas

Urdu (Indien) : Main tumse muhabbat karta hoon
: Mujhe tumse mohabbat hai
: Mujge tumae mahabbat hai
: Kam prem kartahai

Vai : Na lia

V舐ml舅dska : Du 舐 ggo te m臠

Venda : Ndi a ni funa

Vietnamese : Anh yeu em (male to female)
: Em yeu anh (female to male)
: Toi yeu em

Volap・ : Lob oli.

Votic : Mi・suvatan sinua.

Vulcan (Mr.Spock) : Wani ra yana ro aisha

Walloon : Dji vos veu volti (lit. I like to see you)
: Dji vos inme (lit. I love you)
: Dji v'zinme

Welsh : Rwy'n dy garu di.
: Yr wyf i yn dy garu di (chwi)

Wolof : Da ma la nope
: Da ma la nop (da m疝anop)


Yiddish : Kh'hob dikh lib
: Kh'ob dikh holt
: Ikh bin in dir farlibt

Yucatec Maya : 'in k'aatech (the love of lovers)
: 'in yabitmech (the love of family, which
lovers can also feel; it
indicates more a desire to
spoil and protect the other
person)

Yugoslavian : Ja te volim

Zazi (kurdisch) : Ezhele hezdege (sp?)

Zulu : Mina Ngithanda Wena. (rarely used; means: "Me, I love you.")
: Ngiyakuthanda (pronounced as: NGee-ya--koo--tanda)

Zuni : Tom ho'ichema


Explanation of Languages
------------------------

Afrikaans -> spoken by people of Dutch heritage in South Africa
Alentejano -> language spoken in Portugal
Alsacien -> French/German dialect (live in France, but speak
like Germans)
Apache -> North American Indian Nation rangeing from the plains
states to the eastern Rocky Mountains and from the
Canadian to Mexican borders
Arabic -> language spoken in the Arab countries including
but not limited to Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan,
Kuwait, Libya, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, and
the region of Palestine.
Assamese -> language spoken in the state of Assam, India
Batak -> northern Sumatra province of Indonesia
Bavarian -> language spoken in the state of Bavaria, southern
Germany (actually a German dialect)
Bengali -> language spoken in the state of West Bengal, India,
as well as almost all people of Bangladesh
Bicol -> Philipino dialect
Bregenzerwald -> Part of Vorarlberg
Cebuano -> language spoken in Philipines near the town of Cebu
Chamoru -> language spoken by people in Guam, the Northern
Marianas, Tinian and Rota
Cheyenne -> North American Indian tribe, part of the Apache
Nation
Chichewa -> language spoken in Malawi, Central Africa
Chickasaw -> North American Indian tribe (southeastern Oklahoma)
Comorien -> language spoken by around 500,000 people on the Comoro Islands
in the Indian ocean between Africa and Madagascar
Creol -> French dialect spoken by people who migrated from
Canada to the Louisiana, USA, area
Davvi Samegiella-> language spoken by the Lappish people in the North of Finland
(more about uralic languages)
Dusun -> language spoken by the Dusun tribe, one of the largest
in North Borneo (SABAH)
Dutch -> language spoken in the Netherlands and the provinces
of East- and West-Flanders, Antwerp, Limburg, and
Flemmish-Brabant, Belgium
Esperanto -> The International Language ('artificial' language)
Farsi -> language spoken in Iran. Dialects of Farsi spoken in
Pakistan and Afghanestan. Farsi is sometimes called
Persian.
Franconian -> German dialect spoken by the citizens of Franken or
Franconia which is part of Bavaria in the area
around Nuremberg
French -> language spoken in France, Canada, and the provinces
of Luxembourg, Namur, Liege, Hainault, and Brabant-
Walloon(Brabant of the Walloons), Belgium
Friesian -> language spoken in northern Holland, northern
Germany, and in some parts of Denmark
(mainly west coast)
Galician -> language spoken by around 3 million people in the Spanish
region of Galicia (North-West of Spain)
Gaelic -> language spoken in Ireland, Scotland and the Isle of Man,
as well as in some areas of Scottish settlement in Eastern
Maritime Canada
Ghanaian -> language spoken in Ghana (some dialects are Akan and
Twi which are in this case not different from each other
Gronings -> Dutch dialect
Guarani' -> one of the two official languages in Paraguay
Gujrati -> language spoken in the state of Gujrat, India
Hausa -> language spoken in Nigeria
Hakka -> Chinese dialect from Manchuria
Hindi -> language spoken in the northern states of India
Hopi -> North American Indian tribe (southwest, Arizona)
Ibaloi -> Philipino dialect
Icetot -> language spoken by the Ik people of northeastern Uganda
Ilocano -> Filopino dialect
Imazigham -> language spoken in North Africa mainly in the region of
Kabily in Central Algeria
Interglossa -> 'artificial' language, invented by Lancelot Hogben in 1940
Kankana-ey -> Philipino dialect
Kannada -> language spoken in the state of Karnataka,
southern India
Kikongo -> language spoken in Zaire, Africa
Klingon -> Spoken in Star Trek. Proper term for the language
is "tlhIngan Hol". The Klingon homeworld is
Qo'noS, in English it's Kronos.
Letzeburgisch -> language spoken in Luxemburg, a mixture of French and
German, with the emphasis on German
Lao -> language spoken in Laos and by the Laotian people
living in northern Thailand
Luo -> language spoken in Kenya
Malayalam -> language spoken in the state of Kerala, India
Marathi -> language spoken in the state of Maharastra, India
(Bombay is the capital city)
Marshallese -> language spoken on the Marshall Islands
Mohawk -> North American Indian tribe (New England, maybe one of
the Seven Nations/Iriquois?)
Mokilese -> language spoken on Mokil and Ponape (Pohnpei)
Moroccan -> language spoken in Morocco, North Africa
Navajo -> North American Indian tribe (southwest)
Nepali -> language spoken in Nepal, as well as in parts of
India and Bhutan
Ndebele -> language spoken in Zimbabwe
Oriya -> language spoken in Orissa, a state of India
Papiamento -> language spoken on the island of Aruba
Pulaar -> dialect spoken in Senegal by the Fulani people
Punjabi -> language spoken in the state of Punjab, northern India
Quechua -> language spoken south american Incas descendants
Quenya -> Elvish language invented by J. R. R. Tolkien for his
books. Notably, "The Lord of the Rings".
SeSotho -> language spoken in Lesotho and parts of South Africa
(closely related to Tswana (Botswana))
Shona -> language spoken in Zimbabwe
Singhalese -> Language of the non-Tamil (majority) people of
Sri Lanka. Also spoken in Ceylon.
Sioux -> North American Indian tribe (upper midwest)
Swahili -> language spoken by some indigenous tribes of South
Africa
Tagalog -> Philipino dialect
Tamil -> language spoken in the state of Tamil Nadu, India,
and in Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia, Mauritus
Telugu -> language spoken in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India
(eleventh most spoken language in the world)
Tshiluba -> language of the BaLuba tribe in south-central Zaire
Tumbuka -> Bantu language spoken in Malawi and Zambia
Urdu -> language spoken in Pakistan and India
V舐ml舅dska -> language spoken in a part of Sweden - V舐mland (north of lake V舅ern)
Venda -> one of the 11 official languages in South Africa,
spoken in the northern province of South Africa
Volap・ -> 'artificial' language, invented by August Schleyer in 1880
Votic -> spoken by some people in the area north of St. Petersburg (former
Leningrad) (more about uralic languages)
Vulcan -> Spoken in Star Trek by Mr. Spock and others from
the planet Vulcan
Walloon -> latin language, literally Welsh (not English Welsh), a little used
French dialect with quite strong Germanic influence
spoken in the provinces of Luxembourg, Namur,
Liege, Hainault, and Brabant-Walloon(Brabant of
the Walloons), Belgium
Wolof -> dialect spoken in Senegal by the Wolof people
Yucatec Maya -> language spoken by indigenous people of the Yucatan
peninsula in Mexico
Zazi -> Kurdic dialect
Zuni -> North American Indian tribe

lexico
14-03-05, 05:39
Whooah ! Superpost of the year goes to you !
Where would we be without love ?

I suggest we create similar superthreads in the basic expressions of survival, safety, and other baisc needs such as;

1. "Help me !"
2. "Please don't shoot !"
3. "Doctor !"
4. "Water !"
5. "Me hungry ! Food !"
6. "I'm cold !"
7. "I am sorry !"
8. "Thank you !"
9. "You are welcome !"
*10. "Please !"
11. "I didn't know !"
12. "Don't worry !"
*13. "I don't understand."
14. "Bathroom where ?"
15. "Tissue paper please !"
16. "How much ?"
17. "I beg your pardon ?"="Please repeat what you just said !"
18. "Go for a drink ?"="If not, some coffee ?"
19. "Maybe later."
20. "So what's your name ?"
21. "I like the color of your hair !"
22. "Where shall we go tonight ?"
23. "You don't say !"
24. "What do you say ?"
*25. "I love you."

Edit: Due to the negative context, I've replaced the following with more positive/useful expressions.

no. 10. You should know better. --> Please !
no. 13. You should worry --> I don't understand !

and added the following.

no. 25. I love you.
no. 26. I'm scared.
no. 27. That is good.
no. 28. I don't want that. (clear "No.")
no. 29. I am fine.=No, thanks. (polite "No.")
no. 30. Yes.=True.=Agreed.
no. 31. No.=Untrue.=I do not agree.

With anything between 2,500 to 6,000 languages in the world, there is a chance that your language might not be listed in the German site. Please to not take offense; they are only human. But please respond together with your complaint, and some information about/expressions in your language. If you know any useful language site(s) about your language(s), please leave a link also. Arigato gozaimasu!

Zauriel
14-03-05, 06:43
Good idea, lexico-san. Those expressions are more useful than "I love you" expression because you need them in the middle of a crisis or a problem especially when those native peoples don't speak your language.

"Wherever you go, speak the language of that place." - Chinese proverb.

Index
14-03-05, 07:56
In Polish (unfortunately my pc doesn't support the polish alphabet, so if you used some of these you'd sound weird. Sorry :sorry: ):

1. Ratunku!
2. Proszę nie strzelać
3. Lekarza!
4. Wody
5. Jeść!
6. Zimno mi.
7. Przepraszam
8. Dziękuję
9. Proszę
10.
11. Nie wiedziałem
12. Nie martw się
13.
14. Gdzie jest kibel?
15. Poproszę chusteczke
16. Ile płacę?
17. Proszę powtórzyć
18. Idziemy się napic? A może kawy?
19. Może następnym razem
20. To jak masz na imię?
21. Ladne masz wlosy
22. Gdzie się wybieramy?
23. Naprawde?
24. Co ty na to?

enix_fan
14-03-05, 08:04
Hmong's not listed!!!???

lexico
14-03-05, 15:36
1. sa-ram-sal-lyo! (help!) / Do-wa ju-se-yo! (please help me!)
2. s?o-ji ma-se-yo!
3. ui-sa!
4. mul (ju-se-yo)!
5. bae-go-pa-yo! mo-gul-g?ot ju-se-yo!
6. chu-wo-yo !
7. mi-an-hae-yo !
8. gam-sa-ham-mi-da !
9. chon-man-e-yo !
*10. je-bal !
11. "I didn't know !" mol-la?-so-yo !
12. gok-jong-ma-ra-yo ! ("ra" can be replaced with "se.")
*13. mo-ru-ge-s?o-yo !
14. wha-jang-shil o-di-e-yo ?
15. hyu-ji ju-se-yo !
16. ol-ma-e-yo !
17. da-shi-mal-hae-ju-se-yo !
18. han-jan ha-shil-lae-yo ? / kho-phi-han-jan ha-shil-le-yo ?
19. da-um-e-yo.
20. i-rum-i mwo-e-yo ?
21. mo-ri-saeg-i ye-b?o-yo!
22. u-ri o-nul-b?am o-di gal-g?a-yo?
23. ma?-s?um-mi-da!
24. o-d?ae-yo?
*25. sa-rang-ham-mi-da! (formal) sa-rang-hae-yo! (informal; many pop stars say this to fans on stage. :))
*26. mu-so-wo-yo.
*27. jo-khun-yo.
*28. shil-o-yo!
*29. gwen-chan-a-yo.
*30. ne.
*31. a-ni-yo.
:wave:

TwistedMac
14-03-05, 15:44
Whooah ! Superpost of the year goes to you !
Where would we be without love ?

I suggest we create similar superthreads in the basic expressions of survival, safety, and other baisc needs such as;

1. "Help me !"
2. "Please don't shoot !"
3. "Doctor !"
4. "Water !"
5. "Me hungry ! Food !"
6. "I'm cold !"
7. "I am sorry !"
8. "Thank you !"
9. "You are welcome !"
*10. "Please !"
11. "I didn't know !"
12. "Don't worry !"
*13. "I don't understand."
14. "Bathroom where ?"
15. "Tissue paper please !"
16. "How much ?"
17. "I beg your pardon ?"="Please repeat what you just said !"
18. "Go for a drink ?"="If not, some coffee ?"
19. "Maybe later."
20. "So what's your name ?"
21. "I like the color of your hair !"
22. "Where shall we go tonight ?"
23. "You don't say !"
24. "What do you say ?"
*25. "I love you."

Edit: Due to the negative context, I've replaced the following with more positive/useful expressions.

no. 10. You should know better. --> Please !
no. 13. You should worry --> I don't understand !

and added the following.

no. 25. I love you.
no. 26. I'm scared.
no. 27. That is good.
no. 28. I don't want that. (clear "No.")
no. 29. I am fine.=No, thanks. (polite "No.")
no. 30. Yes.=True.=Agreed.
no. 31. No.=Untrue.=I do not agree.

With anything between 2,500 to 6,000 languages in the world, there is a chance that your language might not be listed in the German site. Please to not take offense; they are only human. But please respond together with your complaint, and some information about/expressions in your language. If you know any useful language site(s) about your language(s), please leave a link also. Arigato gozaimasu!

You should add "My postilion has been struck by lightning" to that list of useful phrases :P

Mycernius
14-03-05, 17:14
How about 'My rottwieler has choked to death on your chihuahua' a useful phrase I'm sure.

miu
14-03-05, 20:41
1) Apua
2) Ala ammu
3) Laakari
4) Vetta
5) Minulla on nalka.
6) Minulla on kylma.
7) Anteeksi
8) Kiitos
9) Ole hyva/Eipa kesta.
10) (doesn't really exist... ^^; )
11) En tiennyt.
12) Ala huolehdi.
13) En ymmarra.
14) Vessa? (Missa on vessa?)
15) Saisinko nenaliinan.
16) Kuinka paljon?
17) Anteeksi?
18) Mennaanko yksille? Mennaanko kahville?
19) Ehka myohemmin
20) Mika sinun nimesi on?
21) Sinulla on kivan variset hiukset.
22) Minne mennaan tanaan?
23) Vai niin!/ Jaahas. (these can sound really rude if you say with the wrong tone ^^; )
24) Mitas sanot?
25) Rakastan sinua.
26) Minua pelottaa./Pelottaa.
27) Se on hyva.
28) En halua sita.
29) Olen ok.
30) Selva.
31) Ei. (This is hard to say with just one word/phrase... all three options would be said differently ^^; )

I had to leave out all the a and o umlauts because the forum doens't support the font...

sgt. Pepper
17-03-05, 22:57
Am i supposed to translate the list? Ok, here you go.

1. Hjälp mig
2. Snälla, skjut inte!
3. Läkare / sjukvårdare!
4.Vatten!
5. Jag är hungrig! ("Jag är utsvulten" can be used for more effect)
6. Jag fryser!
7. Jag är ledsen / Förlåt
8. Tack
9. Var så god / Varsegod (Hmm, i'm not sure on the spelling of that one)
10. Snälla!
11. Jag visste inte!
12. Var inte orolig / Oroa dig inte
13. Jag förstår inte
14. Var är badrummet/toaletten
15. En servett, tack
16. Hur mycket?
17. Vad sa du? / Vad menar du? (what did you say / what do you mean) = Var snäll och upprepa vad du just sa
18. Ska vi ta en drink?= Lite kaffe då? (that last one is more like "Some coffee then?", the real translation just sounded weird in swedish)
19.Kanske senare
20. Så, vad heter du?
21. Jag gillar din hårfärg
22. Vart ska vi gå ikväll / Vart ska vi ikväll
23. Det menar du inte?
24. Vad säger du?
25. Jag älskar dig
26. Jag är rädd
27. De tär bra
28. Jag vill inte (You can add a "Det" wich is "that" at the end if you like, and just "No" is "Nej")
29. Nej, det är bra / Nej tack
30. Ja.=Sant.= Överenskommet
31. Nej.=Osant / Inte sant.= Jag håller inte med

I did my best, i hope you can see the å,ä,ö, otherwise it can be a bit difficult. Well, when i'm at it i can exlain how å,ä,ö is pronounced too.

Å = It's tough to explain, but i'll do my best.

If we say "Åh" is the universal sex-sound. I've seen many american and some english movies where they according to you say "Oh", but they really say "Åh". If you watxh a sex-scene in a movie (no, not a porno. A regular movie will do just fine) then you will notice a sound that the female makes that isn't quite an "Oh", or an "Ah". That is an "Åh". Just minus some grunting and you got yourself an "Å".

Ä = Like in the Eah-part of Yeah. Yeah can be typed like Jää, it sounds the same. Ä is like a mix of A and E.

Ö = This is another sound that you native english speakers are wrong about. In zombie movies you think the zombies say "oohhh" but they are most often actually saying "Öhhh". Kind of...if you exxagerate the sound a little.

Well, excuse me if the explanations are crappy, it's really hard to describe the sounds in english. :)

TwistedMac
17-03-05, 23:14
Ö can also be explained by taking the "ea" in "earth" the way the british say it. not the way Americans say it.

cacawate
18-03-05, 05:08
Å = It's tough to explain, but i'll do my best.

If we say "Åh" is the universal sex-sound. I've seen many american and some english movies where they according to you say "Oh", but they really say "Åh". If you watxh a sex-scene in a movie (no, not a porno. A regular movie will do just fine) then you will notice a sound that the female makes that isn't quite an "Oh", or an "Ah". That is an "Åh". Just minus some grunting and you got yourself an "Å".

Ä = Like in the Eah-part of Yeah. Yeah can be typed like Jää, it sounds the same. Ä is like a mix of A and E.

Ö = This is another sound that you native english speakers are wrong about. In zombie movies you think the zombies say "oohhh" but they are most often actually saying "Öhhh". Kind of...if you exxagerate the sound a little.

Well, excuse me if the explanations are crappy, it's really hard to describe the sounds in english. :)

You, my friend, are a genius.

Dutch Baka
28-03-05, 23:47
Dutch : Ik hou van je
: Ik hou van jou
: Ik bemin je (old fashioned)
: Ik bemin jou (old fashioned)
: Ik ben verliefd op je
: Ik ben verliefd op jou
: Ik zie je graag
: Ik hol van die (Gronings a Hollands dialect)

ik zie je graag, means : I LIKE SEEING YOU ... :souka:

there is no FRIESCHE IN IT? that langauge is just too funny!!!

nice thread!! :wave:

Leroy_Brown
30-03-05, 02:28
"I love you"

How to say 'I love you' in 25 languages.....

English
I Love You

Spanish
Te Amo

French
Je T'aime

German
lch Liebe Dich

Japanese
Ai Shite Imasu

Italian
Ti Amo

Chinese
Wo Ai Ni

Swedish
Jag Alskar

Alabama
Arkansas
Kansas
Oklahoma
Texas
North Carolina
South Carolina
Georgia
Tennessee
Idaho
Missouri
Mississippi
Montana
Louisiana
Virginia
West Virginia
Kentucky
parts of Florida

"Nice Ass! Get in the truck."

lexico
30-03-05, 02:39
"I love you"
How to say 'I love you' in .....

Alabama
Arkansas
Kansas
Oklahoma
Texas
North Carolina
South Carolina
Georgia
Tennessee
Idaho
Missouri
Mississippi
Montana
Louisiana
Virginia
West Virginia
Kentucky
parts of Florida

"Nice Ass! Get in the truck." You make me blush like a red hot tomato .... :car: :love: :D
And you cheated on the first one; English don't count here ! XD

Leroy_Brown
30-03-05, 05:32
I'm glad at least you got the joke. :)

TwistedMac
30-03-05, 17:15
Swedish
Jag Alskar
"Jag Älskar Dig"...

but yeah.. the joke was good :P

Duo
30-03-05, 17:58
can someone make a list of how we can say you're cute, can we engage in meaningless sexual intercourse :p

alexriversan
30-03-05, 18:20
talking to a policewoman a fine, instant imprisonment or both is obtained.

in japan love is declared to police officer? the joke is sorry.

now my message is "cinema is desireable" and how "these jokes are not desired" is said.

cross bunny with red bar would be DISCRIMINATORY.
how about "cinema and adidas perfume is desired"?
how an information can be given?

saying "sake no thanks" is negative talking... sentence translation if understanding not present.

ok, i get it. below explicit lyrics:

man: i love you.
woman: oooh.
man: get in the car.
woman: oh darling. you are so cute.
man: nice lipstick you use.
woman: now you made me happy forever
woman: let's drive to the liquor store (explicit content)
man: here take this fake rolex as a sign for true love (complicate sentence)
woman: you must explain me how to read the time (anti woman)
man: knock on wood, ***** (explicit content)
woman: oooooh, i love you SO MUCH
man: how about to smoke a ***** right now (explicit content)
woman: you are a TRUE cavalier

version "explicit lyrics": the ?woman? also has a dog.
in english: GWAO GWAO GWAO
backwards: WAGO WAGO WAGO (and not OAWG as you would guess)

listen to hip-hop and you get useful information about LOVE and more.

Leroy_Brown
30-03-05, 21:56
can someone make a list of how we can say you're cute, can we engage in meaningless sexual intercourse :p

I'll do my best here:


Oneichan! Kekkou kirei janai. Ore to ippatsu yarouka?


Just don't ever say that to an undercover female cop in Japan.

Duo
30-03-05, 23:01
hoaa, well i'd never say that to any regular person, just tryin to liven up the thread a lil

alexriversan
31-03-05, 12:37
"i love you"
list of north american states
backside orientated piece of communication


You make me blush like a red hot tomato .... :car: :love: :D
And you cheated on the first one; English don't count here ! XD

sorry for disapproving.

the poster tries to explain "i love you" is valid in other languages, hence the reundant mentioning. (this is an assumption)

and the poster tells us "parts of florida", transfering the information some parts of florida would not be that way.

probably this is a joke about florida. if you (lexico) have understood it this way: i should have given you approval.

only because of personal feelings for tomato plants i have given you negative reputation. everytime tomato is read red color is seen.

alexriversan
31-03-05, 12:52
the http://www.spam.com piece of information fails to include several mesoamerican languages.

it fails to get the point the concepts of "love","friendship","sexual intercourse" are very different.

just to give an example, "friend" in mesoamerican means "one who gives pleasure" if translated literally.

means such lists add to global confusion and stupidity.

why not use a dictionary, look up the word "love" in english, before doing ANY communication. this is an advice to english speaking people

cheers and do not take my insane* sketch too serious.

if you can joke, i can too. the list should also include customs like to sacrifice visitors which have broken the protocol or for no reason at all.

*"a completely MAD** scheme to build a bridge between two mountains"

**1: temporarily or apparently deranged by violent sensations, emotions, or ideas: mad with jealousy.

**2: feeling or showing strong liking or enthusiasm: mad about sports.

lexico
31-03-05, 13:06
sorry for disapproving.

and the poster tells us "parts of florida", transfering the information some parts of florida would not be that way.

probably this is a joke about florida. if you (lexico) have understood it this way: i should have given you approval.No sorry, me just dummy, failed to see that, Alex ! You are a literary genius in the great Gaelic tradition of Jonathan Swift, Oscar Wilde, Bernard Shaw, James Joyce, Samuel Bekett, and YB Yeats who sang,

"I had no speech but symbol
of the pagan speech of Old Ireland
I made amid the dreams of youth"

English would have been a poorer man without the country tunes hummed by the lasses of Galaway, from far beyond the untamed Pale. You've come to enrich the English tongue on this side of the land mass. I welcome you again, and thank you for your wonderful works of art. :wave:

alexriversan
31-03-05, 13:18
"I had no speech but symbol
of the pagan speech of Old Ireland
I made amid the dreams of youth"
:wave:

ya cool i have a book with ancient irish fairytales.
but i am NOT very literate, especially i am not in poems.

hope the idea of "a bridge between two mountains" can entertain a few.

:souka: what does "sou ka" mean: i am here to learn JP language?

and i am sorry, i do not understand long poetry, of yeats or other irish writers. i am more about jk rowling (british author)

"the country hymes hummed by the lasses of galway" -> kakemono glorified, bestowed and riddled all day by traditional fisherman of hokkaido. this CAN arise sympathy. but not necessarily...

we have pepsi, nike, also guiness and traditional irish dance, a lot of pubs but i have never been to a pub... it means "public house" originally, sometimes i walk by an open door and can hear various voices from the inside... i do not drink often, only beer/cider.

Index
31-03-05, 13:37
sou ka, something like "really", or "I understand" or "is that right?"; depends on context of course. Hard to translate without situational consideration.

predjudgement is done

alexriversan
31-03-05, 14:28
sou ka, something like "really", or "I understand" or "is that right?"; depends on context of course. Hard to translate without situational consideration.

predjudgement is done

thank you for answering my question.
you are right, prejudgement is done each day.
i have prejudiced people in the past, especially polish people.
that poland would be responsible for fake NIKE products.
or polish people are selling such articles.

now it has become an european country.
as far as i know, nike has generously bought up many of such factories.

the message shall communicate:
i have worked on my feelings about special population groups.

Index
31-03-05, 17:41
thank you for answering my question.
you are right, prejudgement is done each day.
i have prejudiced people in the past, especially polish people.
that poland would be responsible for fake NIKE products.
or polish people are selling such articles.

now it has become an european country.
as far as i know, nike has generously bought up many of such factories.

the message shall communicate:
i have worked on my feelings about special population groups.

You're welcome.

PS Poland has been a European country for a long time.

isayhello
01-04-05, 00:18
can someone make a list of how we can say you're cute, can we engage in meaningless sexual intercourse :p

In Swedish;
Du ar sot, kan vi inte bara ha sex? (Duu aar soot, kaan vi inte baara ha sex?)

or something...

Duo
01-04-05, 14:33
hehehe, thx isayhello, but umm, what would be the best way to catch the attention of a swedish girl :p?

i dont think that lil upfront stuntish line would work, would it ?

isayhello
01-04-05, 22:09
hehehe, thx isayhello, but umm, what would be the best way to catch the attention of a swedish girl :p?

i dont think that lil upfront stuntish line would work, would it ?
You never know! Someone might get hooked! ( or not. ) :relief:

Pox
02-04-05, 10:25
Japanese:

1. "Help me !" = "Tasukete!"
2. "Please don't shoot !" = "Onegaidakara utanaide!"
3. "Doctor !" = "Isha wo yondekure!"
4. "Water !" = "Mizu wo kure!"
5. "Me hungry ! Food !" = "Onaka suita! Mesi wo kure!"
6. "I'm cold !" = "Samui yo-"
7. "I am sorry !" = "Gomen nasai or Suimasen deshita."
8. "Thank you !" = "Arigatou!"
9. "You are welcome !" = "Douitashi mashite."
*10. "Please !" ??
11. "I didn't know !" = "Shiranakattandesu."
12. "Don't worry !" = "Kinisurunayo!"
*13. "I don't understand." = "Rikai deki nai!"
14. "Bathroom where ?" = "Ofuro ha dokodesuka?"
15. "Tissue paper please !" = "Tissue paper wo kudasai."
16. "How much ?" = "Kore wa ikura desuka?"
17. "I beg your pardon ?"="Please repeat what you just said !" = "Suimasen, mouikkai ittemoraemasuka?"
18. "Go for a drink ?"="If not, some coffee ?" = "Nomini ikimasenka?"
19. "Maybe later." = "Atodene."
20. "So what's your name ?" = "Anata no namae ha nandesuka?"
21. "I like the color of your hair !" = "Anatano kami no iro iine!"
22. "Where shall we go tonight ?" = "Konya, dokoni ikouka?"
23. "You don't say !" = "Hontou?"(If "You don't say!"="Really!".)
24. "What do you say ?" = "Tyoushi ha doudesuka?"
*25. "I love you." = "Aishite imasu."

no. 26. I'm scared. = "Kowai"
no. 27. That is good. = "Yokattane."
no. 28. I don't want that. (clear "No.") = "Iyadesu."
no. 29. I am fine.=No, thanks. (polite "No.") = "Kekkoudesu."
no. 30. Yes.=True.=Agreed. = "Sou omoimasu."
no. 31. No.=Untrue.=I do not agree. = "Tigau to omoimasu."

alexriversan
02-04-05, 10:38
なっげー。

Japanese:

1. "Help me !" = "Tasukete!"
2. "Please don't shoot !" = "Onegaidakara utanaide!"
3. "Doctor !" = "Isha wo yondekure!"
4. "Water !" = "Mizu wo kure!"
5. "Me hungry ! Food !" = "Onaka suita! Mesi wo kure!"
6. "I'm cold !" = "Samui yo-"
7. "I am sorry !" = "Gomen nasai or Suimasen deshita."
8. "Thank you !" = "Arigatou!"
9. "You are welcome !" = "Douitashi mashite."
*10. "Please !" ??
11. "I didn't know !" = "Shiranakattandesu."
12. "Don't worry !" = "Kinisurunayo!"
*13. "I don't understand." = "Rikai deki nai!"
14. "Bathroom where ?" = "Ofuro ha dokodesuka?"
15. "Tissue paper please !" = "Tissue paper wo kudasai."
16. "How much ?" = "Kore wa ikura desuka?"
17. "I beg your pardon ?"="Please repeat what you just said !" = "Suimasen, mouikkai ittemoraemasuka?"
18. "Go for a drink ?"="If not, some coffee ?" = "Nomini ikimasenka?"
19. "Maybe later." = "Atodene."
20. "So what's your name ?" = "Anata no namae ha nandesuka?"
21. "I like the color of your hair !" = "Anatano kami no iro iine!"
22. "Where shall we go tonight ?" = "Konya, dokoni ikouka?"
23. "You don't say !" = "Hontou?"(If "You don't say!"="Really!".)
24. "What do you say ?" = "Tyoushi ha doudesuka?"
*25. "I love you." = "Aishite imasu."

no. 26. I'm scared. = "Kowai"
no. 27. That is good. = "Yokattane."
no. 28. I don't want that. (clear "No.") = "Iyadesu."
no. 29. I am fine.=No, thanks. (polite "No.") = "Kekkoudesu."
no. 30. Yes.=True.=Agreed. = "Sou omoimasu."
no. 31. No.=Untrue.=I do not agree. = "Tigau to omoimasu."

should not this be printed and laminated for tourists visiting japan.
including "give this person, which does not speak japanese right now, a 10 PERCENT DISCOUNT ON EVERYTHING"

lexico
02-04-05, 10:48
Thanks for the list in Japanese, Pox. =)

なっげー。This means 'moulting', 'coat-shedding', or 'perverted' ? :?
Infroseek gives me '变成样子ー' for Chinese, but nothing for English or Korean.

Pox
02-04-05, 11:16
should not this be printed and laminated for tourists visiting japan.
including "give this person, which does not speak japanese right now, a 10 PERCENT DISCOUNT ON EVERYTHING"
But some of those translations are considered a bit rude, I think. :okashii:



Thanks for the list in Japanese, Pox. =)
This means 'moulting', 'coat-shedding', or 'perverted' ? :?
Infroseek gives me '变成样子ー' for Chinese, but nothing for English or Korean.

oh, sorry, nothing.
I just edited it.

hershal
26-03-10, 09:26
"In the First post:
Gujrati (Pakistan) : Hoon tane pyar karoochhoon.
: Hoon tuney chaoon chhoon ('n' is nasal, not
pronounced)"

Comment:
Gujarati is Indian language spoken in state Gujarat(from where I am) of India. I speak Gujarati. Gujarat state has its border with Pakistan and there are Gujarati people in Pakistan but most Gujarati people are located in Gujarat.

Additional Way to say 'I love you' in Gujarati: Hu tane prem karu chhoon. ( 'prem' = 'pyaar' = love)