global directory of translation services
 The translation workplace
KudoZ home » Lithuanian to English » Other

nog sunas


Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs
(or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.
05:33 Jan 18, 2001
Lithuanian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Lithuanian term or phrase: nog sunas
This is an inscription on a silver snuff-box, sent from America by a son to a father. An engraved Lithuanian Knight appears above the inscription. Noga in Polish means leg or foot, but the inscription is only "nog". Son in Polish is "syn". Son in Lithuanian is "sunus". Since this phrase was engraved in 1896, could that account for the different spelling? Or is it misspelled? Could it mean "runaway son" or "faraway son"?
Diane Vlazny

Summary of answers provided
naFrom son.
Vidmantas Stilius



57 days
From son.

It's just guessing.
"From son" is "nuo sūnaus"in Lithuanian.
Due to poor education one can expect misspelling.

Vidmantas Stilius
Local time: 17:32
Native speaker of: Native in LithuanianLithuanian
PRO pts in pair: 230
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

Return to KudoZ list

KudoZ™ translation help
The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.

See also: