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00:41 Sep 19, 2007
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Catalan to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
Catalan term or phrase: Qui beu vi, viu be’
The full context is:

Qui beu vi, viu be’
qui beu vi, be’ viu
qui vi beu, viu be’

But I am not at all sure thrt this is not Old Italian rather than Old French, or perhaps even Provencal.
Joseph Brazauskas
United States
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Summary of answers provided
5 +5He who drinks wine, is a rich man / lives wellEtienne Muylle Wallace


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5 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +5
He who drinks wine, is a rich man / lives well


Explanation:
This is clearly Catalan, one of the most beautiful languages in the Latin language family, and which is indeed related with Occitan and Provenal, as the 3 are langues d'oc, and not langue d'oïl, which was the origin dialect for modern French.

Etienne Muylle Wallace
Spain
Local time: 04:43
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FrenchFrench

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Carol Gullidge: yes! Who drinks wine, lives well
1 hr

agree  xuebai
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agree  jean-jacques alexandre: cheeeeeeers !!
2 hrs

agree  MDI-IDM
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agree  Melzie
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Sep 19, 2007 - Changes made by PB Trans:
Language pairFrench to English » Catalan to English


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