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a simple translation?

Postby Tynan Elder Oak » 18 Aug 2012, 17:46

Hi all.... just a quick question? Is here a simple translation, possibly one word for 'let it be' It is for someone who may be considering it as a circle name. Thank you in anticipation. :hug:

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Re: a simple translation?

Postby Art » 18 Aug 2012, 17:54

Nothing terribly simple I'm afraid. Welsh would be Gadewch i fod yn, and Irish would be Lig go mbeadh sé or some such. You can try playing with google translate and see what you can come up with. Maybe something in Tongalese or some such? :shrug:
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Re: a simple translation?

Postby Tynan Elder Oak » 18 Aug 2012, 18:24

what about síochána? peace? This man is a very gentle person whose ideal state would be one of a peaceable nature for all. :hug:

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Re: a simple translation?

Postby Gallobhaí » 26 Jun 2013, 22:56

'Ná bac le' (pronounced: Nah bahk lay) means 'ignore it' or 'let it be' but it is a literal translation and rarely used as a phrase.

'Tóg go bog e' (pronounced: toe-g go bog ay) means 'take it softly', 'take it in your stride' 'relax' or 'calm down' has the same sentiment and is much more commonly used there are tee shirts with this saying for example.

"FRANKIE SAYS TÓG GO BOG É" :-)
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Re: a simple translation?

Postby Tynan Elder Oak » 27 Jun 2013, 09:57

I like the first one, I'd be cautious about the second incase I mispronounced and people thought I was in some way calling my friend the 'bog' :) :hug:


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