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necroptosis  ·  96 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Signs of Lviv

Thank you. I speak a decent amount of Russian and I had a Ukrainian friend check my other translations. One small other linguistic fun fact- иди на хуй, the Russian phrase for "go fuck yourself" is more or less directly translated to "go sit on a dick".





Devac  ·  96 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    иди на хуй, the Russian phrase for "go fuck yourself" is more or less directly translated to "go sit on a dick".

You're right, but in this case you can either split hair ("how exactly do I go fuck myself?") or accept the idiomatic route. Speaking as a Pole, English to Slavics is all but easy to do directly and vice versa.