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? Izambri Left of the middle
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, Duke, the Findible League
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The thread for quick-o-matic translation challenges! Any text that is not too long or difficult to translate can go here. Famous or funny quotes and small pieces of witty dialogue are very welcome.

Examples of "texts that are not too long":

    • Poems (haiku and longer).
    • Famous or funny quotes.
    • Famous texts like J R R Tolkien's Ring Poem or the introductions to Homer's the Iliad and the Odyssey.
    • Song lyrics.
    • Bad translations of movies (bootleg Chinese DVD's subtitles and the like).
? Izambri Left of the middle
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, Duke, Catatonia
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This one's from #isharia:

"Let’s swim in the Sea of Racism"

Hellesan
Ismans ī is Lhas na Runamne
ismansswim.3PL.IMPER īin isthe.M.SG lhassea naof runamneracism
? Nortaneous ? ?????
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, Marquis, United States
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Цих и згъадглиши спимач!
т-си-ех1.L-sea-in иwe згъадгли-шиracism-PAR спимат-ьswimming-INS

borrowed 'sea' and 'swim' because they probably wouldn't have native words for them
? Travis B. posts: 603
, Crystallogen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Jòng-tsò-te-n á-ne chó-y-ma.
[dʑòŋtsòtèn áné tɕʰójmá]
Jòngprejudice-tsò-lake-te=DEF-n=LOC á1I-ne-PL chóswim-y-1PI-ma.-HORT

"Let's swim in the prejudice-lake."
? Pthagnar Benedictine Ovulation
posts: 208
, Quaestor, United Kingdom
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Bou cabodidtai baⅡasdogaca gapśasica epi [...probably] dodatui casab!
1PL-NOM lake-GENII hatred-GEN1 folk-PL-GEN1 VIS swim-IRR now
Let us swim in the sea of hatred of peoples!

I do not know how genitive chains should interact with classifier postnoun.The 'highest animacy wins' criterion conflicts with the 'locative [rank, 6th out of 10] marks that a genitive item is in the locative' criterion.
? Anguipes The Great Whore That Sitteth Upon Many Waters
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What the hell, have some Dorf:

Thud bakurmim rodAllâs Arkimlur!
/θʌd bak.ʌʀ.mɪm ʀod.ɑl.lɑs aʀ.kɪm.lʌʀ/

Thud1PL bak-urmimHORT-swim rod=Allâsin=sea.of Arkim-lurrace-hating
Let's swim in the Sea of Racism!

rod- is a general locative, which in this context would be understood as "in".  You could be a bit more specific with egrod- "inside, within".

As ever I can only take partial credit for the existence of Dorf.  Words sourced from Dwarf Fortress language files are urmim, allas, arkim and lur.
? Izambri Left of the middle
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, Duke, Catatonia
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Another one from #isharia:

"In the beginning God ordered an Earth and large fries"

Hellesan
As cassenzavet v’entarnat Mans onde Taura è grezegheus mades.
asin-the.M.SG cassenzavetbeginning v'REFL.PRON.3SG entarnatorder.3SG.PAST MansGod ondea.F.SG TauraEarth èand grezegheuspotato-finger.PL madeslarge.F.PL
? Travis B. posts: 603
, Crystallogen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Lhà-te nyì-ka chú-nyúng thé-re-t ngù rù-k.
[ɬàtè ɲìkà tɕʰúɲùŋ tʰéɻéʔt̚ ŋù ɻùʔk̚]
Lhàgod-te=DEF nyìworld-ka=COM chúyam-nyúng-finger thébig-re=PL-t=ALL ngùinitially ask-k-PST
The god asked for a world and large yam fingers initially.
? Travis B. posts: 603
, Crystallogen, Oconomowoc, United States
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Another example from #isharia:

“God, lend me your strength as I destroy your enemies."
? Nortaneous ? ?????
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, Marquis, United States
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Хрудзу цем же ме меба, Дзердам, шазгу цем лзгъати жа спхоцлус.
? Izambri Left of the middle
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, Duke, Catatonia
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Hellesan

Mans, tista'm se geie garce qua sam eig vestarmi sis angonets.
mansgod tistalend.2SG.IMPER 'mPRON.1SG.DAT sethe.F.SG geieyour.F.SG garcestrength quasuch samas eigPRON.2SG.DAT vestarmidestroy.1SG.PRES sisthe.M.PL angonetsenemies

? Travis B. posts: 603
, Crystallogen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Lhà, ngà na-dràr-re mít-nga-lo khá-t na-bàng ngé.
[ɬà ŋà nàdʐà˞ɻè míʔt̚ŋáló kʰáʔt̚ nàbàŋ ŋé]
Lhà,god ngà1S.ERG na-POSS.2S=dràrenemy-re=PL mítdestroy-nga-1S>3-lo-CTMP khá1S-t=ALL na-POSS.2S=bàngstrength ngé.lend/borrow

“God, lend me your strength as I destroy your enemies."
? Travis B. posts: 603
, Crystallogen, Sheboygan, United States
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From #isharia:

"My father's native language is English, I can understand and speak it."
? Hālian posts: 115
, Atetía, United States
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quoting Travis B.:
My father's native language is [E]nglish, I can understand and speak it.

Þrei-alanguage-ERG senisnative se-faleDAT-father łel1PS.GEN Aňlike-nEnglish-ACC al-n-i-a,be-3P-GNOM-POS łai1PS.ERG šeiǧ3PS.NEUT.ACC kene-n-i-aunderstand-3P-GNOM-POS eCONJ savu-n-i-a.speak-3P-GNOM-POS
? Izambri Left of the middle
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, Duke, Catatonia
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Hellesan

S'anglís èu se lamne na min arte; r'anyart è er blesi.
s'the.M.SG anglísEnglish.M.SG èube.3SG sethe.F.SG lamnelanguage naof minmy.M.SG artefather r'it.M.ACC anyartunderstand.1SG.PRES èand erit.M.ACC blesispeak.1SG.PRES
? Travis B. posts: 603
, Crystallogen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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A-phó-k drá má Àng-lìs srí-w, thé khèn syí-ng, thé-a bàrk syí-ng.
[ápʰóʔk̚ dʐá má àŋlìs ʂíw tʰé kʰèn ɕíŋ tʰéá bà˞ʔk̚ ɕíŋ]
A-phófather-k-GEN drálanguage first Àng-lìsEnglish sríbe-w,-3>3' thé3S khènunderstand syícan-ng,-1S>3 thé3S-a-INST bàrkspeak syícan-ng.-1S

"My father's native language is English, I can understand and speak it."
? Travis B. posts: 603
, Crystallogen message
From #isharia:

"I'm sorry, the bananas haven't been shipped in yet."
? Matrix Chronicler of the Myriad
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Onponaechao, panana z thou tai e cottono ha oun.
ongood ponaechaoargument pananabanana zEX thouknowledge taiNEG eand cottonocaravan haLOC ouncome
? Izambri Left of the middle
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, Duke, Catatonia
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Hellesan

Eu sanim. Ses túŀlies mà ant detz arfolzes igença.
[əwsəˈnim səsˈtuɫ:iəs ˈmanˌdetz əɾˈfɔɫzəs iˈʑɛnsɐ]
euPRON.DO sanimfeel.2PL.PRES sesthe.F.PL túŀliesbananas no anthave.3PL.PRES detzbe.PART.M.SG arfolzessend.PART.F.PL igençastill
? Travis B. posts: 603
, Crystallogen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Nyùng-syá, ngák-re-te dì-t ma-mù-k-ce-w.
[ɲùŋɕá ŋáʔk̚ɻété dìʔt̚ màmùʔk̚tɕèw]
Nyùng-syá,sorry ngákbanana-re=PL-te=DEF this-t=ALL ma-NEGmove-k-PST-ce-CONT-w.-3S>3'

"I'm sorry, the bananas haven't been shipped in yet."
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