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bien fin de semana

English translation: Have a good weekend

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13:06 Aug 29, 2000
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
German term or phrase: bien fin de semana
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Ed Graham
English translation:Have a good weekend
Explanation:
This isn't German and it isn't really French, either. The first three words are French, the last word is Spanish for week. Sounds like the author got confused. At least they meant well! ; )
Will
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William Scheckel
Local time: 23:30
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Summary of answers provided
naHave a nice week-end!Mary Wilburn
nathis is not German. It looks like Spanish.Suzanne Flynn
naHave a good weekendWilliam Scheckel
naFrenchBeth Kantus


  

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2 mins
French


Explanation:
It's not German, I believe it's French, something like "good weekend" or "have a good weekend" maybe. HTH, Beth

Beth Kantus
United States
Local time: 17:30
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 924
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8 mins
Have a good weekend


Explanation:
This isn't German and it isn't really French, either. The first three words are French, the last word is Spanish for week. Sounds like the author got confused. At least they meant well! ; )
Will

William Scheckel
Local time: 23:30
PRO pts in pair: 139
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18 mins
this is not German. It looks like Spanish.


Explanation:
I would translate the phrase as:
"Have a good weekend."

Suzanne Flynn
Local time: 16:30
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 8
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1 hr
Have a nice week-end!


Explanation:
If this appeared within a German context, it may reflect an effort to demonstrate the writer's command of other languages. People often do that with greetings. We say "ciao" and "arrivederci," whether we know any Italian or not (I don't know any).. What's presented here is a botched blend of the French adverb "bien," meaning "well," and the Spanish expression "fin de semana," which corresponds to "week-end." It may just bea not-so-suave farewell from someone who is enthusiastic about European unity.

Mary Wilburn
United States
Local time: 17:30
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 76
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