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#1 2005-12-04 19:40:14

krassi_holmz
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Здрасти by krassi_holmz

Hello.
I'm Krassi. I'm from Bulgaria (you don't know it, I guess). I'm fourteen. I know some maths and I come here to have fun, because...
MATHS IS FUN, RIGHT?


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#2 2005-12-04 19:54:37

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Re: Здрасти by krassi_holmz

Welcome, Krassi! What's it like in Bulgaria?

Me - I'm from Australia.

Oh... yes, you're right! Maths is fun.

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#3 2005-12-04 19:56:43

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Re: Здрасти by krassi_holmz

Maths is most definately fun! big_smile


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#4 2005-12-04 20:32:10

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Re: Здрасти by krassi_holmz

krassi_holmz, I love your avatar.  It is probably one of the most intriguing mathimatical relationships I have encountered so far:

e^i*pi + 1 = 0


"In the real world, this would be a problem.  But in mathematics, we can just define a place where this problem doesn't exist.  So we'll go ahead and do that now..."

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#5 2005-12-04 21:00:46

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Re: Здрасти by krassi_holmz

Welcome, krassi_holmz.
At fourteen, you're quite good at Mathematics.
You are right, Maths is fun!
As Ricky pointed out, your avatar is excellent!
Same about Ricky's signature.


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#6 2005-12-04 21:56:57

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Re: Здрасти by krassi_holmz

Is "Здрасти" Bulgarian for "Hello" ? Is the language similar to Russian?


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#7 2005-12-09 18:02:14

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Re: Здрасти by krassi_holmz

Rod: hello in russian is "привет"

и не, я не говорю по-русски, но я могу притвориться!

http://www.freetranslation.com/

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#8 2005-12-09 19:47:50

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Re: Здрасти by krassi_holmz

How do you say 'и не, я не говорю по-русски, но я могу притвориться'? Just wondering, does anyone know what the system for reading Russian is, e.g. does each character stand for a phonetic sound?

To Flowers4Carlos: Я могу притвориться также. big_smile

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#9 2005-12-09 20:19:48

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Re: Здрасти by krassi_holmz

Хорошие пожелания к Вам!


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#10 2005-12-10 06:23:00

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Re: Здрасти by krassi_holmz

Yes, it's something like Russian.
And for the phonetic system Russian is better than English, but it's not so good as Bulgarian. wink


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#11 2005-12-10 09:36:00

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Re: Здрасти by krassi_holmz

krassi_holmz wrote:

And for the phonetic system Russian is better than English, but it's not so good as Bulgarian.

Well, how does the Bulgarian phonetic system work? big_smile

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#12 2005-12-10 19:27:06

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Re: Здрасти by krassi_holmz

In the most ways we spell the letters from the words as we see them. There are no special rules for spelling.
Здрасти-[zdrasti] but our [r] is not same as English [r]. I'll correct myself. The Bulgarian phonetic isn't the best but it's from the simplest. But it's hell of a grammar.


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#13 2005-12-16 00:09:46

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Re: Здрасти by krassi_holmz

привет is Hi.
Здрасти=hello (short form of zdravstvujte=[be healthy]=greetings)
The Slavian R is similar to the Scottish.

And that Russian translator gives many mistakes.It does not translate the falling causes (nominative, genitive...)
Interesting thing I've noticed, the Russian grammar is almost 100% identical with that of Latin.Of course, the words are different, but a sentence could be inverted how you want.Inverted could a sentence be how want you.Then the accent/context switches a little.

As for krassi: how many letters does your alphabet have?Is the language noticeably changed towards the west (as you notice if you compare Russian to Ukrainian, Russian is more adapted to the western science/culture) or are most words still original?

As for justlooking: Yes, even more.There are apart letters for the sh-sounds (each one of them!), and 2 special signs (change "hardness" of a consonant).

Last edited by Chaotic Neutral (2005-12-16 00:12:00)


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#14 2005-12-18 19:12:40

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Re: Здрасти by krassi_holmz

Chaotic is absolutely right!


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