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Re: Request for translation in Klingon

Mark J. Reed ( [KLI Member]

On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 1:50 PM, Michael Everson <> wrote:
>> :-) many thanks for your kind help.
>> in original Romanian language the sentance is like this "cu multÄ
>> simpatie" Âor if it is easier Âyou could translate "cu multÄ
>> prietenie"

I think Tracy was right on this one (maj!).  Romanian "simpatie" *can*
mean "sympathy", but it can also just mean "congeniality", "approval",
"fellow-feeling" - in other words, simpÃtico.  The second translation,
with prietenie ("friendship", "kindness"), would seem to confirm the
intended reading. So  I would offer an appropriate message for a
friendly gift, not condolences.

Mark J. Reed <>

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