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Re: OT: Asterix (fi: Jules)

From:Joe <joe@...>
Date:Saturday, June 14, 2003, 6:50
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From: "Jan van Steenbergen" <ijzeren_jan@...>
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Sent: Saturday, June 14, 2003 7:37 AM
Subject: Re: OT: Asterix (fi: Jules)

> --- Christophe Grandsire skrzypszy: > > > >Not at all! In fact, the only two names I can come up with that are
> > >directly from the French are Assurancetourix and Abraracourcix. They
make no
> > >sense in Dutch, indeed. But for the rest: all the names, bot of the
> > >and of the Romans, are translated. > > > > What about Asterix and Obelix? I thought they kept the same name (and I > > doubt they make sense in Dutch). > > They have the same name, but these names do make sense in Dutch. Same
> with Panoramix and Idéfix. > > > >We just got a guest, so I'll have to go prematurely. Otherwise I would
> > >come up with (too) many examples. > > > > Hehe, I can wait until tomorrow for a reply. Have a nice evening! > > Thank you :) . We watched a lot of nice Babylon 5 yesterday :)) . > > Anyway, I instead to give you a whole list of names, but this morning I > remembers I once saw a list of names on the Internet. So, have a look
> <> and click on the icon "personages". > > Jan
Hmm.. The English(UK) names go like this - Asterix, Obelix -same The Druid is Getafix, the Chief is Vitalstatistix, The Dog is Dogmatix. The Blacksmith is Fullyautomatix, and the Fishmonger is Unhygenix.. The Bard, I think, is Cacofonix. The old man is Geriatrix, I think.