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Wat does it mean?

Postby imivan » Sun, 23 May 2010 10:56 pm

Anyone can translate for me what does mean that sentences of below?

Si vous connaissez l'attente est pénible, vous me permettrez de continuer ainsi pour toujours?

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Postby nakatago » Mon, 24 May 2010 1:04 am

Try google, bing, babelfish or even wolfram alpha which all have more than adequate translation services

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Postby NBB2 » Mon, 24 May 2010 8:00 am

Something along these lines: If you knew that waiting hurts, would you keep me waiting endlessly?

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Postby imivan » Wed, 26 May 2010 10:49 pm

Thanks for the translation, what language is this?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 26 May 2010 11:04 pm

French

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Postby februus » Fri, 28 May 2010 9:54 am

its a thai temple

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 28 May 2010 11:40 am

It still French. When I first went to VN back in 1966 (don't ask) a lot of the signs were in two or three languages as well, Vietnamese, French and Chinese. Up until around 1970, French was still considered as the international language. This has now been replaced by English.

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Postby nakatago » Fri, 28 May 2010 1:38 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:It still French. When I first went to VN back in 1966 (don't ask) a lot of the signs were in two or three languages as well, Vietnamese, French and Chinese. Up until around 1970, French was still considered as the international language. This has now been replaced by English.


isn't french pretty common in vietnam given their past?

anyhoo, there are also parts of thailand that have a lot of russian signs and billboards. in japan, i saw a sign in a convenience store in japanese, english, chinese and farsi.

go figure.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 28 May 2010 4:37 pm

Vietnam was part of the French Union up until the battle of Dien Bien Phu in 53-54.

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Postby Plavt » Fri, 28 May 2010 4:45 pm

februus wrote:its a thai temple



:???: :???: :???:

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Postby road.not.taken » Fri, 28 May 2010 6:28 pm

Plavt wrote:
februus wrote:its a thai temple



:???: :???: :???:


Cambodian too :wink:

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Postby durain » Fri, 28 May 2010 6:38 pm

that's why you get garlic bread with vietnamese curry!

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Postby Plavt » Fri, 28 May 2010 8:50 pm

road.not.taken wrote:
Plavt wrote:
februus wrote:its a thai temple



:???: :???: :???:


Cambodian too :wink:


Oh......now I know wat you mean - haven't been that way for too long...

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Postby EADG » Sun, 30 May 2010 11:13 pm

The real question is, what does 'wat' mean? Is that the moron's 3-letter version of the proper 4-letter word?
Ape Shall Not Kill Ape

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 31 May 2010 12:02 am

I thought is was a temple in Cambodia! :cool:


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