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Old 12-20-04, 09:19 PM   #1
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Translation?

I collect old post cards , last week end I found this card at a flea market. Really nice card, good color but I'm trying to translate what is printed in the top of the card.

Ein Fecienaûsflûng aûf Pedalen
die Fceûde ist nicht aûszûmalen
Ich stcämple keafting mit den Füben
Die Klappe hach! Ich lasse geüben
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As far as I can work out, a literal translation of

Quote:
Ein Ferienausflug auf Pedalen
die Freude ist nicht auszumalen
Ich strample kräftig mit den Füßen
Die Klappe hoch! Ich lasse grüßen
would be:

A holidays' trip on pedals
the joy is not to be painted
I pedal strongly with the feet
They flap highly! I let greet.

You might want to find a native speaker for a better translation
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Old 12-20-04, 10:01 PM   #3
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As far as I can work out, a literal translation of



would be:

A holidays' trip on pedals
the joy is not to be painted
I pedal strongly with the feet
They flap highly! I let greet.

You might want to find a native speaker for a better translation
what language is that paul?....I know abit of German but couldn't make more than a few words out...is it Austrian or something?

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Old 12-20-04, 11:16 PM   #4
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A cycling holiday on the pedals
The happiness is not comparable
I pump mightily with my feet
The throttle on full! I'll not refuse/givein.

^^^ that's what my partner came up with.
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Neat old card, congrats on the find!
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what language is that paul?....I know abit of German but couldn't make more than a few words out...is it Austrian or something?

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It's a a dialect of german (could be austrian, I wouldn't know) but there's more umlauts than I'd expect. I've asked my German boss for a translation - he's a cyclist so he might even reply
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Thanks for the help, I tried some of the on line translation engines not much help.

A cycling holiday on the pedals
The happiness is not comparable
I pump mightily with my feet
The throttle on full! I'll not refuse/givein.
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