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Westmanna Liar

English translation: Westmen's Islands

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21:48 Jul 2, 2001
Icelandic to English translations [Non-PRO]
Icelandic term or phrase: Westmanna Liar
None
Willie
English translation:Westmen's Islands
Explanation:
I think that the phrase you are trying to quote is 'Vestmannaeyjar.' These are the islands lying off the southern coast of Iceland. They were named after the Westmen (Irish men) who were brought there as slaves during the settlement of Iceland.
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Chad Stone
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Local time: 06:54
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Summary of answers provided
na +2Westmen's IslandsChad Stone
na +1none
Lilja Jonsdottir
na +1can you give us more context?
Giovanni Guarnieri MITI, MIL


  

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5 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
can you give us more context?


Explanation:
Like the whole sentence? Doesn't look Icelandic to me!

Giovanni

Giovanni Guarnieri MITI, MIL
United Kingdom
Local time: 11:54
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian

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agree  Chad Stone
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13 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
none


Explanation:
These words are not Icelandic. You don't find a "W" in the Icelandic language and "liar" is not a Icelandic word.


    Native Icelander.
Lilja Jonsdottir
Local time: 11:54
Native speaker of: Native in IcelandicIcelandic

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agree  Chad Stone
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Westmen's Islands


Explanation:
I think that the phrase you are trying to quote is 'Vestmannaeyjar.' These are the islands lying off the southern coast of Iceland. They were named after the Westmen (Irish men) who were brought there as slaves during the settlement of Iceland.


    Reference: http://www.vestmannaeyjar.is
Chad Stone
United States
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PRO pts in pair: 10
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agree  Giovanni Guarnieri MITI, MIL
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agree  Anna Bittner
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