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I'm a student majoring in Languages (branch: Linguistics), currently working as a freelance translator. I've recently discovered Dropbox and I'm going to use it for my needs! :)

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Languages List                       Languages with * = learning on my own

Mother Tongue: Italian, Sardinian;
Fluent: English, Spanish;
Less Fluent: French, German, Russian;
Learning: Japanese*, Chinese*, Swedish*, Greek*, Finnish*;
Willing to learn: Welsh, Korean, Dutch, Arabic, Hebrew, Hindi [to be continued]

Me gusta el Español.
J'aime le Français.
Deutsch gefällt mir.
Мне нравится Русский язык.
私は日本語が好きです。
我爱中文。
Jag älskar Svenska.


Jan
19
comment Are there any words in Spanish that are very difficult to translate to English?
I still have the impression it's still long... I can give you 5 or 6 examples, but another user might come with other examples, so unless I go through a dictionary, I doubt you can do it in a fairly short time... Unless there is a resource somewhere, of course. :)
Jan
19
comment Are there any words in Spanish that are very difficult to translate to English?
Are you looking for a list of such words? In that case, it can be very long and complicated. Can you narrow it a bit? Words don't always translate 1:1, but that translation depends on the context. Writing a comprehensive list here, taking into account all of that is basically impossible.
Jan
19
answered How to form statements like “It was during that time that…”
Jan
18
comment ¿Cuál es la etimología de “al fin y al cabo”?
@Laura ¡Gracias! :)
Jan
18
answered Does pelón/pelona mean bald or hairy?
Jan
18
awarded  Student
Jan
18
asked ¿Cuál es la etimología de “al fin y al cabo”?
Jan
18
comment Translating “kind words” (as in “Thank you for your kind words.”)
This translation is easily found in a dictionary that provides phrases. Check this page from the site Wordreference.com... Sorry, I'm voting to close (no hard feelings... :) eheh).
Jan
17
answered Difference between “por” and “para”
Jan
14
comment Is there a rule for forming the diminutive of names?
Muy bien. :) ¡De nada!
Jan
14
comment Is there a rule for forming the diminutive of names?
Hola Ricardo, I tried to improve your formatting to make your answer look more schematic. If you don't like it, feel free to improve it or rollback :)
Jan
14
revised Is there a rule for forming the diminutive of names?
Tried to improve formatting
Jan
12
revised Translation of “awkward” (as in “an awkward situation”)
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Jan
4
revised What's the difference between “debe de” y “debe”?
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Jan
4
revised Spanish phrasal verbs
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Dec
29
comment Words for strong or weak rain (sprinkling, drizzling, pouring)
@MikMik Thank you for your contribution! :)
Dec
28
revised When does sólo have an accent?
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Dec
27
comment Words for “East” and “West” in Spanish?
@MikMik Where did I say that? I said "the other words for... are...", that's different.
Dec
24
comment Translating “Thanks in advance”
Is gracias por adelantado only informal? I've used it with teachers too :D
Dec
14
awarded  Enthusiast