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Michael Caine adlet til ridder

English translation: awarded a knighthood

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Norwegian term or phrase:adlet til ridder
English translation:awarded a knighthood
Entered by: Sven Petersson
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12:39 Aug 26, 2001
Norwegian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
Norwegian term or phrase: Michael Caine adlet til ridder
newspaper - specifically want to know what the word "adlet" means. Thanks
dart humeston
Caine was awarded a knighthood
Explanation:
One is awarded (or given) a knighthood!

http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/uk/newsid_793000/793844.stm

Veteran actor Michael Caine has been awarded a knighthood in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.

http://www.digitalhit.com/cr/michaelcaine
In June of 2000, he became Sir Michael Caine, when the Queen gave him a knighthood in her annual birthday honours list.
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Sven Petersson
Sweden
Local time: 19:38
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Summary of answers provided
na +2Caine was awarded a knighthood
Sven Petersson
naMiachael Caine has been knighted
Trond Ruud
naMichael Caine Dubbed a KnightDaniel Dale
naMiachael Caine has been made a knight
Mats Wiman


  

Answers


8 mins
Miachael Caine has been made a knight


Explanation:
adla: to make a knight, a baronet, raised to the nobility


    Native Scandinavian (Swede) with Norwegian friends+Norstedts
Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 19:38
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 176

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Sven Petersson: OOPS! See my answer.
3 hrs
  -> What's so oopsy? Yours is better though.

agree  Trond Ruud: Michael Caine has been knighted
20 hrs
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1 hr peer agreement (net): +2
Caine was awarded a knighthood


Explanation:
One is awarded (or given) a knighthood!

http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/uk/newsid_793000/793844.stm

Veteran actor Michael Caine has been awarded a knighthood in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.

http://www.digitalhit.com/cr/michaelcaine
In June of 2000, he became Sir Michael Caine, when the Queen gave him a knighthood in her annual birthday honours list.


    Reference: http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/uk/newsid_793000/793844.stm
    Reference: http://www.digitalhit.com/cr/michaelcaine
Sven Petersson
Sweden
Local time: 19:38
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1150
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Mats Wiman
5 hrs
  -> Thank you very much!

agree  Fredrik Larsson
10 hrs
  -> Thank you very much!
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23 hrs
Michael Caine Dubbed a Knight


Explanation:
I agree with the previous respondents' answers, but feel that the above translation I am proposing would best match the syntax of the original, which appears to be a condensed news headline. And, of course, in English one must capitalize all the important words.

Å adle= å gi adelig rang; gjøre edlere
(source ESCOLAS ORDBOK)
i.e. to promote to royal rank or to higher royal rank


    Ragnvald Taule. ESCOLAS ORDBOK, Escola forlag, c 1997.
Daniel Dale
United States
Local time: 13:38
PRO pts in pair: 11
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5 days
Miachael Caine has been knighted


Explanation:
Adlet = ennobled

Trond Ruud
Local time: 19:38
Native speaker of: Native in NorwegianNorwegian
PRO pts in pair: 31
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