"Silence!"

Translation:Silenton!

3 years ago

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Would 'Silentu' work as well?

3 years ago

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Yes.

3 years ago

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Yes, "silentu" is to tell someone to be silent. "Silenton" is short for asking someone to be silent.

1 year ago

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As well? I would have thought silentu was the only correct answer?

1 year ago

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Silenton is short for silenton mi petas, or similar kinds of requests.

Although I completely agree that "Silence!" Should only translate to "Silentu" as that English contains no politeness nor request, it is always a direct command.

1 year ago

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StephieRice
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Alternatively, someone could just be exclaiming.

Like "Ahh, silence!" Without the "ahh".

1 year ago
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