Ætli

English translation: I doubt

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Icelandic term or phrase:ætli
English translation:I doubt
Entered by: SeiTT

16:38 Dec 11, 2003
Icelandic to English translations [Non-PRO]
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Icelandic term or phrase: Ætli
How would you translate ""Ætli það hafi verið við tvær einar..." her, pls?

094:32 Hún horfði kuldalega í augu hans. "Ætli það hafi verið
094:33 við tvær einar, sem höfum ætlað okkur að klífa hærra
094:34 en fæturnir gátu borið okkur. En þó að ég væri skáld,
094:35 skyldi ég aldrei hafa sett tilfinningar mínar í bundið mál
094:36 handa ófæddum ógæfumanneskjum til þess að stagast á
095:01 í sams konar raunum. Nei, þær skulu deyja með mér;
095:02 hvorki hann né aðrir skulu fá að vita, hversu mitt hjarta
095:03 er sárum sært. Ég fer fram að Nautaflötum í kvöld og
095:04 drekk trúlofunargildi hans, eins og hann væri bróðir minn.
095:05 Það verður hann líka alltaf. Þú skalt koma með mér,
095:06 pabbi, svo engan gruni, að okkur hafi dottið þessi
095:07 vitleysa í hug."
SeiTT
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:44
I doubt it was just the two of us
Explanation:
She's referring to herself and Rósa as sharing the same fate.
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JoGunn
Local time: 15:44
Grading comment
many thanks Jo, great stuff!
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5I doubt it was just the two of us
JoGunn


  

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I doubt it was just the two of us


Explanation:
She's referring to herself and Rósa as sharing the same fate.


JoGunn
Local time: 15:44
Native speaker of: Native in IcelandicIcelandic
PRO pts in pair: 27
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many thanks Jo, great stuff!
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