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11:12 Mar 5, 2004
English to Turkish translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase: "girl, if you aren't a stitch", "widdershins"
context:
(girl)"Sailors in Greece probably go by different rules."
(the man) nods. "All rules are different. It's a turned around place."
"Widdershins," says the girl. "Like in fairy tales."
The man sets a hand on top of her head. "Girl if you aren' a stitch."

açıklama: konuşan adam dalgacı, hazırcevap bir turist rehberi. İngiliz ve ingilizlere yunanistanda tur yapıyor. kız da genç bir resim öğrencisi. konuşmanın başında yunanistanda başka konularda olduğu gibi denizcilikte de farklı kuralların işlediği konusu dalgayla karışık geçiyor.
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Local time: 05:30
Turkish translation:....
Explanation:
"widdershins" (saat yelkovanının ters yönüne doğru, saat yönünün tersine) kelimesi cok az kullanilan (siirlerde genellikle), pek cok insanin bilmedigi bir kelimedir. Kizin bu sozcugu bilmesi adami sasirtmis, o yuzden sakaymis gibi "Girl if you aren' a stitch (girl aren't you a piece of work?)" diye soyluyor.
Bunu da "Kizim ne kadar akilliymissin! Aman da zekiymissin!" gibi cevirebilirsiniz.

"widdershins" - In a contrary or counterclockwise direction: “The coracle whirled round, clockwise, then widdershins” (Anthony Bailey).
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Galina Blankenship
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Local time: 19:30
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Explanation:
"widdershins" (saat yelkovanının ters yönüne doğru, saat yönünün tersine) kelimesi cok az kullanilan (siirlerde genellikle), pek cok insanin bilmedigi bir kelimedir. Kizin bu sozcugu bilmesi adami sasirtmis, o yuzden sakaymis gibi "Girl if you aren' a stitch (girl aren't you a piece of work?)" diye soyluyor.
Bunu da "Kizim ne kadar akilliymissin! Aman da zekiymissin!" gibi cevirebilirsiniz.

"widdershins" - In a contrary or counterclockwise direction: “The coracle whirled round, clockwise, then widdershins” (Anthony Bailey).



    Reference: http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=Widdershins
    Reference: http://www.zargan.com/goster.asp?DisplayLang=1&dil=2&sozcuk=...
Galina Blankenship
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