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PostPosted: Sun Mar 26, 2017 4:29 pm 
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Я думаю, что самоуверенность важнее всех. Когда ты не заикаешься, никто не будет размышлять о том, откуда ты. (На конкурсах это работает :-D.)
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Ich habe gestern einem Freund beim Streichen geholfen und war in einem Zimmer mit zwei fremden Mädchen. Wir haben nur auf Deutsch gesprochen. Nach ein paar Stunden hat sich eine beschwert, dass ihr Englisch nicht sehr gut ist, obwohl sie Englischlehrerin ist. Ich habe dann erwähnt, dass das meine Muttersprache ist. Bis dahin hatten sie keine Ahnung, dass ich kein Deutscher bin.

Sie dachten vielleicht, dass ich leicht schwerhörig bin, weil ich mit all dem Nachhall in einem komplett leeren Raum vieles nicht gehört habe und musste ständig um Wiederholung bitten. Unser Freund, dem wir geholfen haben, ist ja auch taub und wir können auch alle gebärden - das würde also Sinn machen.

I helped a friend paint walls yesterday and I was in a room with two girls who I didn't know. We spoke only in German. After a couple of hours, one of them complained that her English isn't very good even though she's an English teacher. I mentioned, then, that that's my native language. Until then, they had no idea that I'm not German.

They might have thought I was a little bit hard of hearing because there was a lot that I didn't hear with all the reverberation in the empty room and I constantly had to ask them to repeat things. The friend who we were helping is Deaf after all and we can all sign, so that would make sense.

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Ninajifundisha kiswahili.
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Lakini upomo dukani, utasema "Bafu iko wapi?"?
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日本語で化粧室
In Japanese it's "make up room" (formally)


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Lede‘ati, nishma‘ ḳtsat ikh lehagid sheholkhim la-"ṭoyleṭ". Baniv sheli, ṭoyleṭ ze akh ṿeraḳ hadavar ‘atsmo, klomar ha’asla. Lehagid she’ata holekh la’asla madgish et ma she’ata mitkaṿen la‘aśot sham, sheze raḳ ṭipa paḥot gas milehagid she’ata holekh leḥarben. Agav bamiḳre haze, ‘ivrit hi ‘adina ṿe-yufemisṭit bemida lo ofyanit—omrim sheholkhim la-"sherutim."

To my mind, it sounds a little yucky to say that you’re going to the “toilet.” In my dialect, ‘toilet’ refers only to the device itself, so saying that you’re going to the toilet sort of underscores what you intend to do there. Which is only a little less blunt than saying that you’re going to shit.

Actually in this case, Hebrew is uncharacteristically euphemistic—you say that you are going to the “services,” which I guess is like saying “facilities” in English.


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