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    What does this mean please?

    Da s ynitazom (this is the text I received)

    I have looked it up and transliterated it (Да с ынитазом) nothing comes up...

    So far I have Da = yes

    that is it.

    Any help please?

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    Re: What does this mean please?

    Да с унитазом.
    Yes with toilet bowl.
    "Россия для русских" - это неправильно. Остальные-то чем лучше?

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    Re: What does this mean please?

    ynitaz = унитаз (there are no Russian words, that start with "ы" )
    "Да" has a few meanings. In this phrase it's probably used for emphasizing, something like "oh!" (if it's meant as "yes" it should have a comma afterwards).

    So...
    Да с унитазом ~ Oh, with a toilet sink.

    Nice topic.

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    Re: What does this mean please?

    Thanks ... I asked if my friend was finish fixing his toilet, because he broke it. That was his response. lol

    I know not so appropriate but ....

    I am trying with difficulty to speak with him in russian. It is easy for me to translate cyrillic.

    But not so easy to translate when it is written in english letters. And I use firefox and other transliteration tools, but it does not translate for me so well. And I do not have other russian friends that i can just call or write too ... So this forum is my life line to help me build a relationship with my friend.

    So I thank each of you that takes your time in answering my silly questions. It is most appreciated.

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    Re: What does this mean please?

    Quote Originally Posted by emeraldeyez
    But not so easy to translate when it is written in english letters.
    For Russian natives, it is also not so easy to read and understand when it is written in English letters. It's a sort of eye-twister for us.
    In Russian, all nationalities and their corresponding languages start with a lower-case letter.

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    Re: What does this mean please?

    Quote Originally Posted by Оля
    It's a sort of eye-twister for us.

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