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Re: OT: Anyone speak Norwegian?

From:Andrew Chaney <adchaney@...>
Date:Monday, June 25, 2001, 16:06
ah. OK. thanks muchly.


on 25/06/2001 6:51, Daniel Andreasson at daniel_noldo@HOTMAIL.COM wrote:

> Andrew Chaney wrote: > >> "alle onde makter ma vike for hellighet" > > Yup, looks like Norwegian. It means "All evil powers > must yield to holyness." > > I'm not sure if "må" (that's a-ring) carries the same > meaning in Norwegian as in Swedish, but it essentially > means "may", as in subjunctive. "Let it be that...". > It can also mean "must", which seems to be more likely > in this case. "Vike" is "yield, give in". An interlinear: > > alle onde makter ma vike for hellighet > all evil power:PL may yield for holyness > 'All evil powers must yield to holyness.' > > Hope that helps. > > ||| daniel > > _________________________________________________________________________ > Get Your Private, Free E-mail from MSN Hotmail at