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Godafton min sköna dam

English translation: Good evening, fair lady!

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Swedish term or phrase:Godafton min sköna dam!
English translation:Good evening, fair lady!
Entered by: Mats Wiman
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16:38 Aug 3, 2001
Swedish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Swedish term or phrase: Godafton min sköna dam
Godafton min sköna dam
Danielle
Good evening, fair lady!
Explanation:
This is avery chevaleresque and courteous greeting, which it should be according the Swedish wording
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Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 18:22
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naGood evening, fair lady!
Mats Wiman
naGood evening my pretty lady
Sven Petersson
na -1Good afternoon, beautiful lady
CCW


  

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2 mins peer agreement (net): -1
Good afternoon, beautiful lady


Explanation:
straight translation = Good afternoon my beautiful lady

CCW
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 139

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Johanna Timm, PhD
2 hrs
  -> Tack

disagree  Sven Petersson: "afton" > "evening", not "afternoon"!
12 hrs
  -> I don't know; perhaps you're right, but I would say "kväll" for evening

disagree  Mats Wiman: A lady is not pretty! She is beautiful or fair.
19 hrs
  -> I wrote beatiful - why do you disagree then?
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13 hrs
Good evening my pretty lady


Explanation:
Word-by-word translation.


    Native English and Swedish speaker.
Sven Petersson
Sweden
Local time: 18:22
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 8077
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19 hrs
Good evening, fair lady!


Explanation:
This is avery chevaleresque and courteous greeting, which it should be according the Swedish wording


    Native Swede
Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 18:22
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 1826
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