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Czech translation: 'ahoj' or 'nazdar'; 'vítej(te)';'zdravím(e) Vás' or 'zdravím(e) tě'; 'sbohem'; 'hodně štěstí';

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23:29 Jan 26, 2002
English to Czech translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: hello, welcome, greetings, goodbye, farewell, best wishes, friend
I am having a small get together for a friend, she has one nanny leaving and another coming in and we are doing both parties at the same time, and I will simply have a board with all these words in different languages.
Rene
Czech translation:'ahoj' or 'nazdar'; 'vítej(te)';'zdravím(e) Vás' or 'zdravím(e) tě'; 'sbohem'; 'hodně štěstí';
Explanation:
'hello' = 'ahoj' or 'nazdar'
'welcome' = 'vítejte'(when welcoming more than one person or one person one is not on first name basis with); 'vítej' (when addressing one person one is on familiar basis with)
'greetings'= 'zdravím(e) vás' or 'zdravím(e) Vás(again, 'Vás' to show respect to one person, 'vás' to address more than one, 'zdravím' the greeter is one, 'zdravíme' when more than one are doing the greeting; or 'zdravím(e) tě' when one familiar person is being greeted;
'goodbye' = 'sbohem';
'farewell' = 'hodně štěstí';
'best wishes' = 'měj(te) se dobře'
'friend' = 'přítel(kyně) (i.e. male and female friend)

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Note added at 2002-01-26 23:51:40 (GMT)
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the last word, \'friend\' didn\'t fit on the one line, because the space is limited, since the askers is to enter ONE TERM AT A TIME ..., per instructions on the input page of the ProZ system ...
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Zenny Sadlon
Local time: 11:02
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Thank you so much, was most helpful.
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5 +1'ahoj' or 'nazdar'; 'vítej(te)';'zdravím(e) Vás' or 'zdravím(e) tě'; 'sbohem'; 'hodně štěstí';
Zenny Sadlon


  

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'ahoj' or 'nazdar'; 'vítej(te)';'zdravím(e) Vás' or 'zdravím(e) tě'; 'sbohem'; 'hodně štěstí';


Explanation:
'hello' = 'ahoj' or 'nazdar'
'welcome' = 'vítejte'(when welcoming more than one person or one person one is not on first name basis with); 'vítej' (when addressing one person one is on familiar basis with)
'greetings'= 'zdravím(e) vás' or 'zdravím(e) Vás(again, 'Vás' to show respect to one person, 'vás' to address more than one, 'zdravím' the greeter is one, 'zdravíme' when more than one are doing the greeting; or 'zdravím(e) tě' when one familiar person is being greeted;
'goodbye' = 'sbohem';
'farewell' = 'hodně štěstí';
'best wishes' = 'měj(te) se dobře'
'friend' = 'přítel(kyně) (i.e. male and female friend)

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Note added at 2002-01-26 23:51:40 (GMT)
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the last word, \'friend\' didn\'t fit on the one line, because the space is limited, since the askers is to enter ONE TERM AT A TIME ..., per instructions on the input page of the ProZ system ...

Zenny Sadlon
Local time: 11:02
Native speaker of: Native in CzechCzech
PRO pts in pair: 230
Grading comment
Thank you so much, was most helpful.

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