Dave Galanter
December 1st 1969 - December 12th 2020
He was loved.

Amazing Spider-Man Message Board >> View Post
·
Post By
emerick-man
Moderator

Member Since: Sat May 17, 2008
Posts: 68,913
In Reply To
Jovial

Subj: Re:Finnish Spidey, eh? Thanks!
Posted: Mon Jun 01, 2009 at 01:58:05 pm EDT (Viewed 101 times)
Reply Subj: I made my best guess at a translation
Posted: Mon Jun 01, 2009 at 01:06:49 pm EDT (Viewed 12 times)



    Quote:
    The language is Finnish, which I have no back ground in, but I did a
    little research and have come up with the following possible translation.



    Quote:
    The "title" TYOVAENOPISTO perhaps means some kind of vocational training
    college. That general idea certainly fits with the context. OPISTO
    is an institute, academy, training college, school, etc. TYOVAEN is
    a noun fragment that seems to be associated with work, labor, etc.



    Quote:
    I am more confident about my translation of the class assignment on
    the chalkboard: PIIRRA SARJAKAVA OMASTA ELAMASTA --- "draw a comic
    strip of your own life".



    Quote:
    It's often hard to tell what will be considered funny in one culture
    as opposed to another. I imagine that the contrast between the normal, everyday lives of the students could be a bit funny. I hope this
    helps.



    Quote:
    It looks like Spidey is facing Mysterio in one panel, and Electro in another.



    Quote:

      Quote:
      This is possibly funny. Just found online. Can anyone translate?
      (Or delete if offensive.)





I miss you, Dan. I miss you, Dad. I miss you, Dan.
I miss you, Dad & Dan. I miss you Dad and Dan. Support Cancer Research.
Posted with Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 on Windows XP
Alvaro's Comicboards powered by On Topic™ © 2003-2021 Powermad Software
All the content of these boards Copyright © 1996-2021 by Comicboards/TVShowboards. Software Copyright © 2003-2021 Powermad Software