Re: Natlang (Italian) Translation Question Help?
|From:||Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>|
|Date:||Monday, July 7, 2003, 17:44|
On Sun, 6 Jul 2003 19:35:29 -0400 Jeff Jones <jeffsjones@...>
> On Sun, 6 Jul 2003 15:44:28 -0400, Roger Mills <romilly@...>
> > RM-- Is that from the libretto to the opera?
> > Probably a good translation there. My attempt---
> > Don A.: Here's (Here comes, Behold) the doctor, lovely ladies.
> > F & G: (It's) Despina in disguise (in a mask), what sad skin.
> > (That last phrase is literal and perhaps has some idiomatic
> > like 'What an ugly mug' ???)
> My copy of the libretto w/ translation is in storage, but I'm pretty
> the last bit is something like, "what a joke!" Right after this,
> lists a number of languages she claims to speak (unfortunately, I
> don't think any were conlangs).
Thanks both of you!
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