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    Difficult old russian words and expression

    I'm told this..

    ...а по сопатке??? экие вы прыткие барин.... ещё не женились, а уже вон куда!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Then I ask explanation about it and I receive this

    это старые руусские слова и выражения... переводу не поддаётся....
    а смысл таков: не слишком ли ты рано написал "я тебя хочу"?

    I'm lost.

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    may be something like this?
    "Want to be with smashed face? Not so fast, mister....you still not married, but want go so far, huh?"
    (сопатка=нос, барин=landlord)
    The bear looked at the car, and reflections of fire danced in his eyes. He knew what to do.

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    No comments.
    «И всё, что сейчас происходит внутре — тоже является частью вселенной».

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    Quote Originally Posted by ST
    may be something like this?
    "Want to be with smashed face? Not so fast, mister....you still not married, but want go so far, huh?"
    (сопатка=нос, барин=landlord)
    you know what's funny??

    I was just chatting having fun with a random woman, she told me that and she is from novosibirsk!!

    I heard it is the third biggest city in Russia!!!

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    I'm from Novosibirsk too. Yes it's big.
    «И всё, что сейчас происходит внутре — тоже является частью вселенной».

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rtyom
    I'm from Novosibirsk too. Yes it's big.
    what's cool there?

    The Baikal not so far? My dream is to visit the Baikal in 2 years' time

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    Re: Difficult old russian words and expression

    Quote Originally Posted by Mordan
    I'm told this..

    ...а по сопатке??? экие вы прыткие барин.... ещё не женились, а уже вон куда!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Then I ask explanation about it and I receive this

    это старые руусские слова и выражения... переводу не поддаётся....
    а смысл таков: не слишком ли ты рано написал "я тебя хочу"?

    I'm lost.
    I guess that woman was quoting from a classic or something. сапатка is not that old, although most people in European Russia would be more likely to say something like "Ща как дам в лоб" or something similar with лоб in it (лоб being the forehead)
    экие вы прыткие барин ещё не женились, а уже вон куда!!!!!!!!!!!!!- that one is real archaic, the meaning is you're rushing into things, possibly the underlying message is that you're supposed to get married before hitting on women like her. In any case it does sound like a quote, possibly even from a movie.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mordan
    Quote Originally Posted by Rtyom
    I'm from Novosibirsk too. Yes it's big.
    what's cool there?

    The Baikal not so far? My dream is to visit the Baikal in 2 years' time
    Baikal is further to the East becuase Nsk is situated in the centre of the country. It will be of interest for you to look at http://www.baikal.ru

    Concerning the info 'bout the city, go here: http://www.novosib.ru/
    It will certainly answer all your first-time questions.
    «И всё, что сейчас происходит внутре — тоже является частью вселенной».

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