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sinistergrin

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Can anyone translate this please?
« on: June 10, 2015, 02:43:57 am »
i forgot where i saw this but it reads :

 "Sopagon. Thirat Atthiraride"

i think its dothraki?

anyway, does anyone know what it means?

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Re: Can anyone translate this please?
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2015, 08:33:06 am »
Sōpagon is an uninflected High Valyrian word for to laugh. Thirat atthiraride is an uninflected Dothraki expression for to dream (more literally "to live a false life"). We might suspect that this isn't very serious attempt at creating text. That being said, given the Dothraki zero-copula syntaxes, the sentence
Sōpagon thirat atthiraride.
could be taken as a person telling in Dothraki what sōpagon means. If we replace Valyrian with Latin and Dothraki with English, we get
'Rirendi' is 'to dream'.
Viewing laughing as a delusional and foreign thing to do cuts close to home, considering GRRM's world.
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