viteške igre

English translation: knightly games, tournaments

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Croatian term or phrase:viteške igre
English translation:knightly games, tournaments
Entered by: ginTonik (X)

16:09 Oct 31, 2010
Croatian to English translations [PRO]
Tourism & Travel
Croatian term or phrase: viteške igre
može li proći nešto poput "chivalry games" ili "games of chivalry"?
ginTonik (X)
Croatia
Local time: 04:15
knightly games, tournaments
Explanation:
Zavisi od konteksta.

Tournament: "a. Originally, A martial sport or exercise of the middle ages, in which a number of combatants, mounted and in armour, and divided into two parties, fought with blunted weapons and under certain restrictions, for the prize of valour; later, A meeting at an appointed time and place for knightly sports and exercises.
b. A modern imitation of the mediaeval pastime." (Oxford English Dictionary)

"For the last two years the Festival of knightly games has been held in Korčula, whose highlight are the old knightly games "Moreška" and "Kompanja"..."
http://www.euro-agent.com/marine/korcula.htm

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Note added at 1 day4 hrs (2010-11-01 21:09:36 GMT)
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Pogledajte "knightly games" u sledećem:

http://www.celtic-twilight.com/camelot/gilbert/hg_kachapter2...
http://www.faqs.org/childhood/A-Ar/Aristocratic-Education-in...
http://www.nwrf.net/performers.htm
http://www.historyandlegends.com/scotlands-story/Scotlands-S...
Selected response from:

Dragan Novakovic
Local time: 04:15
Grading comment
hvala.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



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4 +3knightly games, tournaments
Dragan Novakovic


  

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knightly games, tournaments


Explanation:
Zavisi od konteksta.

Tournament: "a. Originally, A martial sport or exercise of the middle ages, in which a number of combatants, mounted and in armour, and divided into two parties, fought with blunted weapons and under certain restrictions, for the prize of valour; later, A meeting at an appointed time and place for knightly sports and exercises.
b. A modern imitation of the mediaeval pastime." (Oxford English Dictionary)

"For the last two years the Festival of knightly games has been held in Korčula, whose highlight are the old knightly games "Moreška" and "Kompanja"..."
http://www.euro-agent.com/marine/korcula.htm

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Note added at 1 day4 hrs (2010-11-01 21:09:36 GMT)
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Pogledajte "knightly games" u sledećem:

http://www.celtic-twilight.com/camelot/gilbert/hg_kachapter2...
http://www.faqs.org/childhood/A-Ar/Aristocratic-Education-in...
http://www.nwrf.net/performers.htm
http://www.historyandlegends.com/scotlands-story/Scotlands-S...

Dragan Novakovic
Local time: 04:15
Native speaker of: Native in SerbianSerbian
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
hvala.
Notes to answerer
Asker: radi se upravo o Korčuli i moreški. puuuno Vam hvala! :)


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Nick Saywell: I like tournaments, but not really knightly games
20 hrs
  -> Thanks. Neither do I. However, the term "knightly games" is not only used in English, it is a literal translation of the Croatian term.

agree  dkalinic: You could also say knight tournament games.
1 day 12 hrs
  -> Hvala.

agree  sandra07
24 days
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