May the Speed be with you.

Finnish translation: olkoon vauhti kanssasi

16:18 Mar 22, 2005
English to Finnish translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Cinema, Film, TV, Drama
English term or phrase: May the Speed be with you.
I am working on an advertisement translation. It contains a slogan "May the Speed be with you" (IT-related advertisement) which is derived from the Star Wars quotation "May the Force be with you" used as a greeting phrase among the Knights of Jedi. I need this advertisement slogan translated into a number of exotic languages, not very common in my area (Indonesian, Hindi, Arabic, Hebrew, Chinese, Korean, Icelandic, Finnish, etc.)
English phonetics should be used for other than Latin alphabet letters. But adding your own alphabet version would be welcome as well.
Thank you.
Radom�r Hriv��k
Local time: 04:45
Finnish translation:olkoon vauhti kanssasi
Explanation:
another possibility: "Olkoon nopeus kanssasi." Vauhti sounds better, cooler, but nopeus is actually used when normally spoken about IT-related matters. I would choose vauhti.
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Riikka Eriksson-Schulz
Germany
Local time: 04:45
Grading comment
Dear Riikka,
Yes, I agree with your reasons. It should imitate the original poetic nature of the phrase, so it is not so much an IT-oriented clause.
Thank you very much for your contribution.
I hope I will be able to help you as well some time.
Rado
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5 +4olkoon vauhti kanssasi
Riikka Eriksson-Schulz


  

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may the speed be with you.
olkoon vauhti kanssasi


Explanation:
another possibility: "Olkoon nopeus kanssasi." Vauhti sounds better, cooler, but nopeus is actually used when normally spoken about IT-related matters. I would choose vauhti.

Riikka Eriksson-Schulz
Germany
Local time: 04:45
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in FinnishFinnish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Dear Riikka,
Yes, I agree with your reasons. It should imitate the original poetic nature of the phrase, so it is not so much an IT-oriented clause.
Thank you very much for your contribution.
I hope I will be able to help you as well some time.
Rado

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agree  Kjelle
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agree  Antti Pyykkönen
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agree  Simo Blom
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agree  Jussi Rosti
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