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Wose on other languages

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Wose on other languages

Post by kesnar »

How have you translate woses on your language???
In Greek I can only think is Δέντρο που Περπατάει(Walking Tree) and I don't like it very much.



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Post by Noyga »

In french we use "Wose" :)
Btw "Homme-arbre" (litteraly "tree-man") could probably also work but "Wose" did get the votes.
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In norwegian we use 'trehyrde', literally meaning 'tree-herd', as in a parallel to shepherd, possibly a bit on the Tolkienesque side, but I like it.
Good luck on finding a fitting word!
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Post by Iris »

In spanish we use Wose.
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Post by allefant »

A wose according to this (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woodwose) isn't necessarily a tree.. the word just sounded good I guess :) In German we use "Waldschrat" (http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schrat) which is a similar but different mythical creature (also not a tree).
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Post by VS »

Czech - tree man (men). It sounds better than in English, though.
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Post by konsnos »

In Lord of the Rings Ents were translated as shepherd of trees (greek: ποιμένας των δένδρων). This sounds good to me.
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Post by kesnar »

(Sorry for not writing it to english but I was in a hurry.)

Well Shall we translate it as "Shepherd of Trees"(Ποιμένας των Δένδρων) or "treeherd"(Δενδροποιμένας)
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Sounds good to me.
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Post by kesnar »

Well I have another problem:
How do you translate lich???
I think about Απέθαντος Μάγος (undead mage) or Επανερχόμενος Μάγος (Reanimated Mage) but it isn't what lich really are.
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Post by VS »

Lich. How genially simple :lol:
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Post by kesnar »

:lol: :lol: :lol:
You are right but in Greek we don't use latin characters so it would be like Λιτς or (I thought that) Λύσσα.
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Post by joshudson »

Well since lich is an old English word meaning corpse, it might work to find an archaic Greek word for corpse.
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Post by jemadux »

joshudson wrote:Well since lich is an old English word meaning corpse, it might work to find an archaic Greek word for corpse.
so lets make him like Αρχαϊος Μάγος
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Post by nickanc »

I opened a topic about italian translation only http://forums.wesnoth.org/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=37614 . Since my suggestion is https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/dendroide , maybe there is a similiar word in Greek (or Ancient Greek) that can help you.
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