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You bring me joy

Swedish translation: glädje

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English term or phrase:joy
Swedish translation:glädje
Entered by: Sven Petersson
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15:42 Aug 2, 2001
English to Swedish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: You bring me joy
I want this phrase engraved in my future husband's wedding band
Debbie Turley
Du ger mig glädje; Du är min glädje
Explanation:
The two alternatives proffered above may seem to be the same but are not. The first one is a word-by-word translation. It is perfectly useable, but has a wee bit too much sex between the lines for my personal taste (I am very old and conservative!). Back-translation of the second one reads: "You are my joy". I favour that one. It is stronger. Nobody would read anything between the lines.

I wish you happiness!
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Sven Petersson
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Local time: 13:14
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naDu ger mig glädje; Du är min glädje
Sven Petersson


  

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Du ger mig glädje; Du är min glädje


Explanation:
The two alternatives proffered above may seem to be the same but are not. The first one is a word-by-word translation. It is perfectly useable, but has a wee bit too much sex between the lines for my personal taste (I am very old and conservative!). Back-translation of the second one reads: "You are my joy". I favour that one. It is stronger. Nobody would read anything between the lines.

I wish you happiness!


    Native English and Swedish speaker.
Sven Petersson
Sweden
Local time: 13:14
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 14134
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Thank you so much! You've been a great help to me!
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