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22:47 Aug 7, 2000
English to Czech translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: WELCOME
I JUST WANT TO SAY WELCOME ON MY WEB SITE IN THE MARQUEE
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Czech translation:Vítáme vás
Explanation:
The two translations already posted as answers (vítejte; vítej/vítejte) are strongly influenced by English. English does not use any pronoun after the word "welcome", however, this is not natural in Czech. Czech tends to use pronouns with some verbs where the pronoun is not necessary in English. The most common form of the phrase "welcome" when in used in Czech, eg on banners etc, will actually be something like "we welcome you (place)", it will include the "place" you welcome people to. However, as this is not really a very good option on a web site, I suggest using just "we welcome you"
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Helena Koutna
Local time: 20:59
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Summary of answers provided
na +1Vítáme vásHelena Koutna
naWelcomexxxpolylingua
naWelcomexxxpolylingua
naVítejteRadovan Pletka
navítej, vítejte
Peter Hladky


  

Answers


1 hr
Vítejte


Explanation:
make sure there is a diacritic mark above i
it should look as í

Radovan Pletka
Local time: 12:59
Native speaker of: Czech
PRO pts in pair: 299
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2 hrs
vítej, vítejte


Explanation:
If you are familiar with somebody or if it is somebody very close to you, and if it is only one person you can use "vítej" and than name. For example: "Vítej Mary"
"Vítejte" is more formal, more official, if it is used for one person. It is used also if more than one person is welcomed.


Peter Hladky
Slovakia
Local time: 21:59
Native speaker of: Native in SlovakSlovak
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4 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
Vítáme vás


Explanation:
The two translations already posted as answers (vítejte; vítej/vítejte) are strongly influenced by English. English does not use any pronoun after the word "welcome", however, this is not natural in Czech. Czech tends to use pronouns with some verbs where the pronoun is not necessary in English. The most common form of the phrase "welcome" when in used in Czech, eg on banners etc, will actually be something like "we welcome you (place)", it will include the "place" you welcome people to. However, as this is not really a very good option on a web site, I suggest using just "we welcome you"

Helena Koutna
Local time: 20:59
PRO pts in pair: 8
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Anna-Marie Klimkova

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12 hrs
Welcome


Explanation:
Hi,
you say "Vitejte"

xxxpolylingua
Local time: 21:59
PRO pts in pair: 9
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13 hrs
Welcome


Explanation:
Hi,
you say "Vitejte"

xxxpolylingua
Local time: 21:59
PRO pts in pair: 9
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