by the hair of my chinny-chin

Norwegian translation: not an answer

14:20 Oct 31, 2003
English to Norwegian translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary / Barnesanger.
English term or phrase: by the hair of my chinny-chin
Er det noen som har den norske teksten til "Hvem er redd for den stygge ulv" her? Dette kraftuttrykket bruker ulven når han blåser ned huset til den mellomste grisen, og jeg må vite hva han sier på norsk. Eventuelt kan jeg klare meg med et annet intrikat kraftuttrykk fra en annen kjent barnesang. Takknemlig for forslag.
Lars Finsen
Local time: 05:10
Norwegian translation:not an answer
Explanation:
...in Swedish, neither the wolf, nor the pig says anything like this, as I remember from my child hood... In English, it's:

- Little pig, little pig, let me in!

and the PIG replies

- Not by the hair of my chinny chin!

In Danish, according to a site I found, he says

- Du kan tro nej, du lumske ulv, vil du nu gå din vej.

I don't know if this is any hlep whatsoever, but anyway, Til lykke!
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EKM
Sweden
Local time: 05:10
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Takk for forsøket. Jeg har ennå ikke klart å oppspore den norske sangteksten. Jeg tok meg litt friheter i oversettelsen, som er levert nå.
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Explanation:
...in Swedish, neither the wolf, nor the pig says anything like this, as I remember from my child hood... In English, it's:

- Little pig, little pig, let me in!

and the PIG replies

- Not by the hair of my chinny chin!

In Danish, according to a site I found, he says

- Du kan tro nej, du lumske ulv, vil du nu gå din vej.

I don't know if this is any hlep whatsoever, but anyway, Til lykke!

EKM
Sweden
Local time: 05:10
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 8
Grading comment
Takk for forsøket. Jeg har ennå ikke klart å oppspore den norske sangteksten. Jeg tok meg litt friheter i oversettelsen, som er levert nå.
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