Friday, March 9, 2012

Moon Prince Page 103: Broken Glass



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  1. And here we go again...
    Google's translation was at least so good, that i think i know what he says: "Since the pirates' attack my wings are broken."
    Depending on how you want to translate "pirate", namely "praedo" ("robber"), "pirata" (actually sea-robber, but then again the ether is their sea) or "praedo aerius" (lit.: "airborne robber"), it should read
    "Praedonibus impetum facientibus pennae fractae sunt.",
    "Praedonibus aeriis impetum facientibus pennae fractae sunt."
    or
    "Piratis impetum facientibus pennae fractae sunt." (lit.: [Since/after/because of] the pirates making the attack the wings are broken). I left out "my", because he is the only one with wings, so for a Roman it's obvious he is talking about his own ones.

    Have a nice weekend
    Norder

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  2. Oops, me bad.
    Please replace "pennae" by "alae". Pennae means plumage, whereas alae are the actual wings.

    Norder

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    1. Fixed! Once again, we have Norder to thank for a superior translation into "Solarian" - thanks Norder!

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