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    русские загадки

    Can someone translate the following for me ?

    По тропике идёт, Лес на спинке несёт. (Ёж)
    Кто на себе свой дом несёт ? (Улитка)
    Крылья есть, да не летает; Ног нет, да не догонишь. (Рыба)

    Please also translate the following two idioms for me

    ходить на голове
    ходить по ркаю пропасть

    I tried to google the above, but the translated english does not make a lot of sense.

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    Re: русские загадки

    Quote Originally Posted by Johnroman
    ходить по краю пропасти
    Did you read this?
    http://masterrussian.net/mforum/viewtop ... 053#179053
    In Russian, all nationalities and their corresponding languages start with a lower-case letter.

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    Re: русские загадки

    Quote Originally Posted by Johnroman
    Can someone translate the following for me ?

    По тропике идёт, Лес на спинке несёт. (Ёж)
    Кто на себе свой дом несёт ? (Улитка)
    Крылья есть, да не летает; Ног нет, да не догонишь. (Рыба)
    Travels by trail, carries the forest (hedgehog)
    Who carries his own house? (snail)
    Has wings, but doesn't fly, has no legs but is faster than you (fish)
    Hei, rett norsken min og du er død.
    I am a notourriouse misspeller. Be easy on me.
    Пожалуйста! Исправляйте мои глупые ошибки (но оставьте умные)!
    Yo hablo español mejor que tú.
    Trusnse kal'rt eturule sikay!!! ))

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    Ходить на голове. - Веселиться, беситься, хулиганить, не слушаться, проказничать, шалить. Обычно так говорят о детях, которые плохо себя ведут.

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    Re: русские загадки

    Thanks but what does "ходить на голове" mean ?
    I am not able to get any sensible translation.

    Quote Originally Posted by Оля
    Quote Originally Posted by Johnroman
    ходить по краю пропасти
    Did you read this?
    http://masterrussian.net/mforum/viewtop ... 053#179053

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    Re: русские загадки

    Quote Originally Posted by Johnroman
    Thanks but what does "ходить на голове" mean ?
    I am not able to get any sensible translation.

    Quote Originally Posted by Оля
    Quote Originally Posted by Johnroman
    ходить по краю пропасти
    Did you read this?
    http://masterrussian.net/mforum/viewtop ... 053#179053
    According to Multitran:

    ходить на голове - stand on (one's) head

    http://www.multitran.ru/c/m.exe?a=default

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    But what does it mean figuratively ??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Johnroman
    But what does it mean figuratively ??
    Ah I didn't see. Cocos already gave the figurative meaning.

    Ходить на голове. - Веселиться, беситься, хулиганить, не слушаться, проказничать, шалить. Обычно так говорят о детях, которые плохо себя ведут.
    In English that means something like:

    Enjoy oneself, go mad/become rabid, behave like a hooligan, not listen, get up to mischief, be naughty, play pranks. Often used to talk about children who are behaving badly.

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