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Russian translation: Ласкаво просимо!

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02:15 Jul 7, 2001
English to Russian translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: welcome
To greet a party of visiting Ukrainian Girl Guides - on a printed sign over the meeting place.
Graham Armsby
Russian translation:Ласкаво просимо!
Explanation:
Так как речь идет об украинцах, приветствовать их следует на их родном языке, а не на русском! Именно так звучит на украинском английское "welcome" и русское "добро пожаловать". Для подтверждения вышесказанного прошу посетить указанную страничку.
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djack
Russian Federation
Local time: 04:36
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Summary of answers provided
na +2Ласкаво просимо!djack
naЛаскаво просимо!djack
naЛаскаво просимо!xxxbean
naДобро пожаловать!michnick
naDobro pzhalovatslavist


  

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14 mins
Добро пожаловать!


Explanation:
welcome, greeting n. приветствие
welcome a. желанный
welcome v. приветствовать
welcome (int.) добро пожаловать!; милости просим!
welcome приветствовать, одобрять
welcome v. радушно встречать

In your case welcome = добро пожаловать!
(dobro pozhalovat' !)

Best regards


    Polyglossum II
michnick
Local time: 04:36
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in pair: 74
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3 hrs
Dobro pzhalovat


Explanation:
Добро пожаловать
It sonds that way [da-bro-pa-zha-la-vat'] and there are two accents - at the second and forth syllable from the begining.
Best wishes


    University professor
slavist
Local time: 03:36
PRO pts in pair: 10

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Andrei Vrabtchev: that's it!
32 mins

disagree  michnick: It must be pozhalovat and see below
7 hrs
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4 hrs peer agreement (net): +2
Ласкаво просимо!


Explanation:
Так как речь идет об украинцах, приветствовать их следует на их родном языке, а не на русском! Именно так звучит на украинском английское "welcome" и русское "добро пожаловать". Для подтверждения вышесказанного прошу посетить указанную страничку.


    Reference: http://search.rambler.ru/cgi-bin/rambler_search?words=%E4%EE...
djack
Russian Federation
Local time: 04:36
Native speaker of: Russian
PRO pts in pair: 60
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Michael Estes: This will get a warmer reception than a Russian greeting.
3 hrs

agree  michnick: OK
5 hrs
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7 hrs
Ласкаво просимо!


Explanation:
Laskavo prosimo!

Ukraine is an independent state. For the people from the republics of the former Soviet Union, language is a sensitive issue. You should use Ukrainian but not Russian

xxxbean
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17 hrs
Ласкаво просимо!


Explanation:
Со ссылкой в прошлый раз что-то не получилось. Теперь должно сработать.


    Reference: http://www.webcenter.ru/~libukr/
djack
Russian Federation
Local time: 04:36
Native speaker of: Russian
PRO pts in pair: 60
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