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    PLEASE TRANSLATE VODKA

    CAN ANYONE PLEASE TRANSLATE VODKA IN SPANISH FOR ME

    I HAVE TO GET IT AS A TATTOO AS QUICKLY
    THANKS A LOT

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    I know vodka in Russian is the diminutive of water...so in Spanish I guess it would be something like "Ag

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    jaja ag
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    Quote Originally Posted by monichka
    I know vodka in Russian is the diminutive of water
    Not true. The diminutive of water in Russian is водичка and водица (this one's old fashioned). Vodka only means the drink.
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    SO WHAT EXACTLY IS THE TRANSLATION OF VODKA??

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    ackman:

    If Vending Machine says it is the name of the drink, he is Russian, from St Petersburg ( I am his fan) so he really must know.

    Now I see my Russian friends were only joking with me!! They also told me it meant something like Sacred Water..."Agua Sagrada" in Spanish...but I am not the most knowledgable source, problably they had too much vodka and tequila to drink, and their imagination soared.

    They were just boasting in front of this Mexican girl.

    If you want a name of a drink in Spanish, let me give you one from my country: Tequila!

    Pasha...hola, no te burles de "ag

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    Quote Originally Posted by ackman
    SO WHAT EXACTLY IS THE TRANSLATION OF VODKA??
    No translation. Vodka just means vodka.
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    [quote=Pasha]jaja ag

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    se dice vodka en todos partes.

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    O en polonia Wodka jeje :P :P pero es igual
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    Quizas en Alemania es tambien Wodka? :P

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    Don't quote me on that, but I think I read somewhere that the word was borrowed from Polish. The drink was known in Russia since times immemorial, it just wasn't called vodka. Before XVII century, it was called just "вино" (yes, the same word was used for both wine and vodka), or "хлебное вино".

    Btw, just did a quick search on Yandex, and here is what I found:
    http://courier.com.ru/memo/0402_26_01.htm
    http://deja-vu4.narod.ru/Vodka.html

    It appears that the version about Polish origine of this words is widely, although not universally, accepted.

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    what about "AGUArdiente?" --- this looks like a diminutive of WATER to me...
    There's a drink labeled CRISTAL that to me is essentially spanish vodka.

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    Aguardiente, is not a diminutive in Spanish. Literally it is ardent water or boiling hot water. It means an alcoholic beverage obtained through distillation.

    In Mexico we have several "aguardientes" like tequila or mezcal. Both come from the distillation of the juices of plant called blue agave, not cereal grains.

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    O el aguardiente de orujo, qu
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    [quote=Jca]O el aguardiente de orujo, qu

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    La clara-muerte que cura la mente, yo tambien esquche(?) de ese trago - pero tambien no se como se llama.

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    [quote=monichka][quote=Jca]O el aguardiente de orujo, qu

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2CREATV
    La clara-muerte que cura la mente, yo tambien esquche(?) de ese trago - pero tambien no se como se llama.
    Que es clara-muerte? Pense 'clara' ='shandy' en Ingles.

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    "clara" significa "clear" --- yo hablo mas "span-glish" que la normala idoma del espanol.

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