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OT: Translation (Was: Re: OT: Official language post)

From:H. S. Teoh <hsteoh@...>
Date:Tuesday, April 8, 2003, 16:09
On Tue, Apr 08, 2003 at 11:33:39AM -0400, J Y S Czhang wrote:
> AiYaaaah! > Ngoh m jaap gwaan gam yeung! > Ngoh gok dak ho chau :( > Ngoh sik gong siu siu gwong-dung wa!!! > > 'AllO tEOhIE!!!! TeoHie!!!! Bong mong, Teohie... > > Ni goh hai mat ye yi si a, lah?
Hmm, I only understood 40% of this (I don't know Cantonese). Anyway, I presume you want a translation for the messages below? :-) They are written in Taiwanese, FYI.
> In a message dated 2003:04:07 10:19:06 PM, carrajena@YAHOO.COM writes: > > >M-si a! Goa m-si khi-siau! Tai-gi chin sui!
Translation: "No! I am not insane. Taiwanese is very beautiful!" Original conversation follows: [snip]
> >Adam > > "Douglas Koller, Latin & French" <latinfrench@...> wrote: > >Adam sia: > > > >> Chit-ma chia si sia tai-oan-oe e list. Tai-gi chin sui!
Translation: wish(?) this were a Taiwanese-speaking (lit. "writing") list. Taiwanese is very beautiful.
> >Sui?!... Sui?!... O peh kong. Li chin e khi siau.
[snip] Translation: Beautiful?! Beautiful?! <expletive deleted>. You really can be insane! T -- Music critic: "That's an imitation fugue!"


Douglas Koller, Latin & French <latinfrench@...>