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    A few Questions

    I have a few questions
    1) How would the following be translated?
    Плевать откуда любить
    To spit from to love?
    I don't get it.

    2) There was a thread that described what the word c ment when it was used with a bunch of different cases, but I can't find it. Could someone either point out the thread, or perhaps just describe them again?

    Thanks

    [EDIT] Actually, is there a place where I can read about the use of all the tiny little words like "с, по, под, из, для, к". They can all have so many meanings depending on context.
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    Re: A few Questions

    Quote Originally Posted by Darobat
    1) How would the following be translated?
    Плевать откуда любить
    To spit from to love?
    I don't get it.
    Unfortunately without the context this sentence doesn't make any sense.
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    It's from a song. The whole line is
    Плевать откуда любить — с головы ли, с хвоста
    Я знаю
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    Re: A few Questions

    Quote Originally Posted by Friendy
    Quote Originally Posted by Darobat
    1) How would the following be translated?
    Плевать откуда любить
    To spit from to love?
    I don't get it.
    Unfortunately without the context this sentence doesn't make any sense.
    It simply sounds wrong.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Darobat
    It's from a song. The whole line is
    Плевать откуда любить — с головы ли, с хвоста
    Ups... It doesn't sound wrong any more... But it's not even colloquial Russian, it's slang. It means, "Doesn't matter where to begin ("begin" is omitted there) to make love from: from the head or from the tail."

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    Do you suggest perahps trying to translate an easier song? Considdering I have trouble translating non-slang, I'm thinking this is weird.
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    I don't even understand this song. I more or less understand each sentance, but I can't understand what they are trying to express. Much less I'm able to translate it.

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    Re: A few Questions

    Quote Originally Posted by Darobat

    [EDIT] Actually, is there a place where I can read about the use of all the tiny little words like "с, по, под, из, для, к". They can all have so many meanings depending on context.
    http://www.alphadictionary.com/rusgrammar/index.html
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    Ааа, спасибо за сайт.
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    Re: A few Questions

    Quote Originally Posted by Darobat
    2) There was a thread that described what the word c ment when it was used with a bunch of different cases, but I can't find it. Could someone either point out the thread, or perhaps just describe them again?
    Is this the thread?
    http://masterrussian.net/mforum/viewtop ... highlight=
    Какая разница, умереть богатым или бедным?

    Какой толк от богатства если ты не счастлив.

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    Ya, thats the one. Thanks Kwatts (For both posts)
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