alder

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Christian
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79 translations, thanked 146 times, solved 68 requests, helped 40 members, left 20 comments
Interests

I love translating and etymology.
Russian is my current fascination, what I'm studying. I listened to a lot of icelandic songs, so I kinda learned to like and dig icelandic, altough I know only maybe 20 words. I love french, I like that it's not that hard to pronounce the words, it feels like it's in my reach to be able to utter french words correctly, although I only know a handful of phrases, I stopped studying french for russian.
I admire arabic, it would be really great to learn and speak it (I can still hear that guy from "Where In The World Is Osama Bin Laden" saying something like "karojul di kaf - if one man in a cave" and "heninacombina" what was maybe "oil refinery".) I've heard it from a speaker of arabic and hebrew that those two languages are pretty similar, so if you learn one, then with a little added effort you can learn the other one too.
I want to learn japanese one day, it's just cool, and has a beautiful tempo, I like how they speed it up sometimes and then slow down, articulating words like they are shitting a brick. Regular smile When a language has a different alphabet it makes it even more interesting.
I've studied german in elementary school and high school but didn't appreciate it back then, now I thinks it's cool, charming and fun.
And don't forget english, I don't think this one gets the appreciation it deserves. It's beautiful, powerful and all around great.
Don't judge it by reading me, I'm just a humble student. Regular smile
It's a popular notion in Hungary that english is an empty, technical, rigid language, but I think those who claim that, don't really know what they are talking about. It can be beautiful, it can sound beautiful and I'm sure that it brings with itself a different way of thinking too. English even has some words (roadkill, papercut, landlocked etc.) that hungarian has no equivalent for.
I love my mother tongue of course, it's like a big organic thing, with some areas barely governed by any easily comprehensible law, that could help a prospective learner.
Lomb Kató a famous hungarian interpreter once said that she had a student who gave up on hungarian when he was supposed to differentiate between:

örült (he/she was happy for something)

őrült (crazy) and

őrölt (powdered).

Okay, enough ramble. I'm envious to all of you who speak more languages then me (2).
I'm especially envious to those, who learn like 4 languages as kids because their environment propagates it.
(Like when an icelandic kid has an icelandic mother and an italian father, he learns icelandic, italian and later english at school and danish (I heard it's taught in kindergarten).

About me

Languages are like a mysticism that can be made real.

Languages
Native
Hungarian
Fluent
English
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79 translations posted by alderDetailsAll Translations

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TrabantIn ballet shoes Hungarian → EnglishHungarian → English
ARTIKÍgy Történt Russian → HungarianRussian → Hungarian
30YCloud Hungarian → English1
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Roméo et Juliette, de la haine à l'amour (comédie musicale)Why does it hurt? Hungarian → English
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OmegaThere shouldn't be Hungarian → English
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V'Moto-RockThe goal Hungarian → English
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KárpátiaHighland scenery Hungarian → English
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KárpátiaVeteran Hungarian → English
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Graveyard at MaximumAlways starts again Hungarian → English
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OmegaOn the trail of stars Hungarian → English
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ZsédaMotel Hungarian → English
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OmegaEmergency exit Hungarian → English
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Good With GrenadesHorzsolások & Harapásnyomok English → HungarianEnglish → Hungarian
Zsuzsa KonczSomewhere a girl Hungarian → English
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Horváth CharlieBe, who you are Hungarian → English
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L.L. JuniorDance of death Hungarian → English1
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Horváth CharlieMay the night bring you easy dreams Hungarian → English
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ÁkosThe rumbling of the sea Hungarian → English
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HungáriaRoll up the carpet! Hungarian → English
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Halott PénzWe should have lived Hungarian → English
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Palya BeaI cuddle up to you at dawn Hungarian → EnglishHungarian → English
BarbeeA memory Hungarian → EnglishHungarian → English
DeltaFable Hungarian → English
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Palya BeaFor me, you are so beautiful Hungarian → EnglishHungarian → English
BarbeeHeartbreaker Hungarian → EnglishHungarian → English
Bereczki ZoltánIcy smile Hungarian → English
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Palya BeaHuman-beast Hungarian → EnglishHungarian → English
TankcsapdaWithout mercy Hungarian → English
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Alan JacksonEmlékezz mikor English → Hungarian
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Rachael YamagataDuett English → Hungarian
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TankcsapdaAsk! Hungarian → English
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Katie MeluaA világ falaira English → Hungarian
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Thy CatafalqueTrilobite Hungarian → English
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twenty one pilotsMa Nem English → Hungarian
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Thy CatafalqueMy blue shirt is a banner Hungarian → English
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Thy CatafalqueMist covers my rear Hungarian → English1
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Steel PantherSzép vagy, amíg nem beszélsz English → HungarianEnglish → Hungarian
The Dead RabbittsCsak egy számkivetett English → Hungarian
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TankcsapdaMe and rock and roll Hungarian → English
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Anthony HamiltonSzabadság English → Hungarian
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The Twilight Saga (OST)Alkonyatkor English → Hungarian
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Török RóbertIt's been long ago Hungarian → EnglishHungarian → English
The Dead RabbittsAludd át az éjjt English → Hungarian
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Csókolom zenekarBall (Party) Hungarian → English
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TankcsapdaStop joking! Hungarian → English
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OmegaNothing is new under the Sun Hungarian → English
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DalriadaAbout the triumph of Hunyadi and Capistrano at Nándorfehérvár Hungarian → English2
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Kata CsongrádiYou, men Hungarian → English2
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Kata CsongrádiSun hymn Hungarian → English1
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DalriadaThe Piper Hungarian → English
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EminemBúcsú English → Hungarian2
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CrystalIt will never stop Hungarian → English2
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Josh GrobanOnnan, ahol vagy English → Hungarian2
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Magyar állami népi együttesCsárdás posy Hungarian → English
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MajkaI deserve this Hungarian → English
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Marta SebestyenThe flower I got from my rose Hungarian → English2
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ZoránThe moonlight rocks an empty cradle Hungarian → English
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Rúzsa MagdolnaIndian Hungarian → English
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AquaAnyám azt mondta English → HungarianEnglish → Hungarian
Palya BeaHe stands on the gate Hungarian → English
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DalriadaHajdúdance Hungarian → English
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ZoránStick to the (musical) instrument Hungarian → English
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QuimbyHey, my friend Hungarian → English
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Zsuzsa KonczThe understanding smile Hungarian → English
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DisturbedÉlek English → Hungarian
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ZoránDisheveled haired devils Hungarian → English
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KonvektorI don't sleep during the summer (parody) Hungarian → EnglishHungarian → English
GhymesA bargaining out of desire Hungarian → English
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Török RóbertEverything will be different Hungarian → EnglishHungarian → English
Radics GigiIt Hurts So Much Hungarian → English1
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Lovász IrénI'm telling tales, 'till I die (Slavonia) Hungarian → English5
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ZoránPleading Hungarian → English
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ZoránKóló Hungarian → English
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Winx Club (OST)Enchantix Hungarian Hungarian → English1
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Szalóki ÁgiUncle Steve Hungarian → English5
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Palya Bea Tchiki Tchiki Hungarian → English
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DalriadaWorld Wading Wind Hungarian → English1
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Csík Zenekar Soldier song from Kalocsa, csárdás, fresh and go Hungarian → English
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ZoránA Very Simple Song Hungarian → English1
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