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Title: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: Didymus on April 23, 2008, 11:12:27 AM
What is the traditional way to say the Paschal greeting and responce in your ancestral language?

For English, I've heard:

Christ is Risen!

1) He is Risen Indeed! 2) Indeed, Risen He is! 3) Indeed, He is Risen!

(Perhaps these are just different translators trying to speak English though.)

How about your language then?
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: Entscheidungsproblem on April 23, 2008, 01:58:05 PM
Cristo è risorto! È veramente risorto!  --  Italian
Christ est ressuscité! Il est vraiment ressuscité!  --  French
Christus resurrexit! Resurrexit vere!  --  Latin
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: Heorhij on April 23, 2008, 02:01:53 PM
Ukrainian:

Христос воскрeс! --Воїстину воскрeс!

(Followed by three kisses on the lips - traditionally, even with strangers.)
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: Rosehip on April 23, 2008, 02:19:37 PM
Ukrainians kiss on the lips for the Pascal greeting, as opposed to alternating cheeks, as the Russians do?? I didn't know that!
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: Robert W on April 23, 2008, 04:29:45 PM
Kristus är uppstånden! Sannerligen uppstånden! (Swedish, my mother tongue)
Kristus nousi kuolleista! Totisesti nousi! (Finnish, the standard liturgical language of the Church in Finland)

Aren't we getting a little bit ahead of ourself now? Still a few days to go. (well except for me, being out of time and space and all that)
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: stashko on April 23, 2008, 08:34:12 PM
Мир Божији..Христос Воскресе,,,,Воистину Воскресе......
God's Peace...Christ Has Risen ,,,Truly He Has Risen......(http://smileys.smileycentral.com/cat/8/8_3_15.gif)
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: stashko on April 23, 2008, 08:42:47 PM
Ukrainian:

Христос воскрeс! --Воїстину воскрeс!

(Followed by three kisses on the lips - traditionally, even with strangers.)

Brother thats funny ,,,i was in a ukrainian orthodox church for pascha and Great and holy friday and holy saturday...i never got a kiss at all ...that was last year or the year before....stanislav......(http://smileys.smileycentral.com/cat/8/8_3_15.gif)(http://smileys.smileycentral.com/cat/4/4_1_219.gif)
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: Salpy on April 23, 2008, 08:59:58 PM
Armenian:

Kreesdos haryav ee merelots (Christ is risen from the dead.)

Orhnyal eh Harootyoonun Kreesdosee (Blessed is the Resurection of Christ.)
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: Veniamin on April 23, 2008, 09:47:19 PM
Quenya:  Hristo Ortane! Anwave Ortanes!
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: Riddikulus on April 24, 2008, 05:11:58 AM
Welsh: Atgyfododd Crist! Yn wir atgyfododd!
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: Irish Hermit on April 24, 2008, 06:10:22 AM
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Irish

Tá Críost ar éirígh!
Go deimhin, tá Sé ar éirígh!
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: ytterbiumanalyst on April 24, 2008, 09:30:39 AM
1) He is Risen Indeed! 2) Indeed, Risen He is! 3) Indeed, He is Risen!
The second one is a little archaic; usually modern English does not separate to be from the participle.

In Spanish:
¡Cristo se ha resucitado!
¡De hecho se ha resucitado!
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: Hiywot on April 24, 2008, 11:02:46 AM

Though there are other forms of traditional easter greetings in Ethiopia, this is the simplest form:

In Amharic : Melkam yefasika ba'al  (=happy easter holiday)
In Geez:      Senay ba'ale fasika (=happy easter holiday)

I leave the other forms for other contributors.

Hiywot

 
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: Galina-Volga on April 24, 2008, 01:23:06 PM
Russian   

 Hristos Voskrese!  Voistinu Voskrese!

 About three kisses in the lips ... I am not sure but definitely in cheeks. If you have red eggs (any color may be used) it's good to Hristosovat'sya - to beat the egg by egg.
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: Heorhij on April 24, 2008, 01:39:38 PM
Russian   

 Hristos Voskrese!  Voistinu Voskrese!

 About three kisses in the lips ... I am not sure but definitely in cheeks. If you have red eggs (any color may be used) it's good to Hristosovat'sya - to beat the egg by egg.

Well, in Ukraine nowadays people also tend to avoid kissing on the lips, they rather rub cheeks or kiss on the cheek. But, as my wife's grandmother used to say, "in those PEACEFUL times" (meaning before 1917, when she was a little girl), people in Ukrainian villages really kissed each other on the pips, and even a total stranger could be challenged to the egg-fight and lip-lkissing.
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: Heorhij on April 24, 2008, 01:45:59 PM
BTW, Galina, how do they sing in Russian what Ukrainians sing like below:

Христос воскрeсe із мeртвих, смeртію смeрть подолав,
І тим, хто в гробах, життя дарував!

I believe it's called a Paschal Troparion, it's of the Greek origin and it begins, in Greek, "Khristos anesti ek nekron, tanato tanatan patisas..."
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: Galina-Volga on April 24, 2008, 02:31:55 PM
Hristos voskrese iz mertvyh,  smertiyu smert' poprav
i suschim vo grobeh zhivot darovav!
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: Heorhij on April 24, 2008, 03:00:15 PM
^Thanks! In Ukrainian churches, sometimes they also use Old Church Slavonic, but nowadays there is a trend to replace it more and more with modern vernacular Ukrainian. I love both. :)
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: stashko on April 24, 2008, 03:00:59 PM
Hristos voskrese iz mertvyh,  smertiyu smert' poprav
i suschim vo grobeh zhivot darovav!


This is so close to the way we serbians say it .........Христос Воскресе из Мртви,,Семртју Смрт Поправ и Сусчиво Гробље Живо Дарова......hope i wrote it correctly and pronounced the words correctly........(http://smileys.smileycentral.com/cat/8/8_3_15.gif)
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: Heorhij on April 24, 2008, 03:12:21 PM


This is so close to the way we serbians say it .........Христос Воскресе из Мртви,,Семртју Смрт Поправ и Сусчиво Гробље Живо Дарова......hope i wrote it correctly and pronounced the words correctly........(http://smileys.smileycentral.com/cat/8/8_3_15.gif)

No wonder, Old Church Slavonic is actually a dialect of Macedonian, it must be very close to Serbo-Chroatian!

Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: stashko on April 24, 2008, 03:20:05 PM
No wonder, Old Church Slavonic is actually a dialect of Macedonian, it must be very close to Serbo-Chroatian!




Brother macedonian isn't that easy for me to understand ...Bulgarians and Macedonians understand each other better like it's the same language for them...(http://smileys.smileycentral.com/cat/8/8_3_15.gif)
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: stashko on April 24, 2008, 03:39:00 PM
No wonder, Old Church Slavonic is actually a dialect of Macedonian, it must be very close to Serbo-Chroatian!





Brother maybe you know ,,,Do the macedonians use the serbian Cyrillic alphabet or do they use the bulgarian cyrillic ...thats the same as your ukrainian ,and,,russian one ......i don't know myself which one they use....hopefully you know and can answer.......all i know that the macedonian last names sound polish ,,,,,(http://smileys.smileycentral.com/cat/8/8_3_15.gif)
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: Heorhij on April 24, 2008, 05:10:22 PM
Brother maybe you know ,,,Do the macedonians use the serbian Cyrillic alphabet or do they use the bulgarian cyrillic ...thats the same as your ukrainian ,and,,russian one ......i don't know myself which one they use....hopefully you know and can answer.......all i know that the macedonian last names sound polish ,,,,,(http://smileys.smileycentral.com/cat/8/8_3_15.gif)

You know, Stashku, brate, I am not sure... I thought they used Cyrillic, but I have to check.
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: Heorhij on April 24, 2008, 05:13:03 PM
^Yes, they do use Cyrillic, here's a llink: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macedonian_language
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: stashko on April 24, 2008, 06:06:14 PM
^Yes, they do use Cyrillic, here's a llink: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macedonian_language
thank you.....brother

Yes i noticed they use the serbian cirilica other than two letters the  cirillica[ s]we don't have and the cirillica letter [  ћ  ]they don't have interesting hummmm...(http://smileys.smileycentral.com/cat/8/8_3_15.gif)
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: Didymus on April 28, 2008, 01:52:10 PM
Surprised no one posted Greek!
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: Galina-Volga on May 01, 2008, 09:15:14 AM
I am not Greek but this on Greek.

              C H R I S T O S    A N E S T I !!!    A L I T H O S    A N E S T I !!!
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: Galina-Volga on May 01, 2008, 09:17:05 AM

Albanian: Krishti Ungjall! Vertete Ungjall!
Arabic: Al Maseeh Qam! Haqqan Qam!
Armenian: Christos harjav i merelotz! Orhniale harutjun Christosi!
Byelorussian: Khristos Uvoskros! Zaprowdu Uvoskros!
Chinese: Helisituosi fuhuole! Queshi fuhuole!
Coptic: Pikhirstof aftonf! Khen o methni aftonf!
Czech: Kristus vstal zmrtvy’ch! Skutec ne vstal!
Danish: Kristus er opstanden! Ja, sandelig opstanden!
Dutch: Christus is opgestaan! Hij is waarlijk opgestaan!
English: Christ is Risen! Indeed, He is Risen!
Estonian: Kristus on surnuist ülestõusnud! Tõesti ülestõusnud!
Finnish: Kristus nousi Kuolleista! Totisesti Nousi!
French: Christ est Ressuscité! En Vérité, Il est Ressuscité!
Gaelic: Erid Krist! G’deya! n erid she!
Irish Gaelic: Tá Críosd ar éirigh! Go deimhin, tá e ar éirigh!
Scots’ Gaelic: Tha Crìosd air èiridh! Gu dearbh, tha e air èiridh!
Georgian: Kriste aghsdga! Cheshmaritad aghsdga!
Greek: Christos Anesti! Alithos Anesti!
Hebrew: Ha Mashiyach qam! Ken hoo qam!
Hungarian: Krisztus feltámadt! Valóban feltámadt!
Italian: Cristo è risorto! È veramente risorto!
Japanese: Harisutosu Fukkatsu! Jitsu Ni Fukkatsu!
Latin: Christus resurrexit! Vere resurrexit!
Norwegian: Kristus er oppstanden! Han er sannelig opstanden!
Polish: Khristus Zmartvikstau! Zaiste Zmartvikstau!
Portugese: Christo Ressuscitou! Em Verdade Ressuscitou!
Rumanian: Hristos a Inviat! Adeverat a Inviat!
Russian: Khristos voskres! Voistinu voskres!
Serbian: Hristos Vaskrese! Vaistinu Vaskrese!
Slavonic: Christos Voskrese! Voistinu Voskrese!
Slovak: Kristus vstal zmr’tvych! Skutoc ne vstal!
Spanish: Cristo ha resucitado! Verdaderamente ha resucitado!
Sweedish: Kristus är upstånden! Ja, Han är sannerligen uppstånden!
Syriac: Meshiha qam! Bashrira qam!
Ukranian: Kristos Voskres! Voistinu voskres!
Welsh: Atgyfododd Crist! Atgyfododd in wir!

Al Maseeh Qam! Haqqan Qam!

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Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: stashko on May 01, 2008, 01:01:01 PM
OH! ok Brother since were all orthodox christians Christ Has Risen........(http://smileys.smileycentral.com/cat/8/8_3_15.gif)
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: Ung-Certez on May 01, 2008, 01:04:53 PM
Albanian: Krishti Ungjall! Vertete Ungjall!
Arabic: Al Maseeh Qam! Haqqan Qam!
Armenian: Christos harjav i merelotz! Orhniale harutjun Christosi!
Byelorussian: Khristos Uvoskros! Zaprowdu Uvoskros!
Chinese: Helisituosi fuhuole! Queshi fuhuole!
Coptic: Pikhirstof aftonf! Khen o methni aftonf!
Czech: Kristus vstal zmrtvy’ch! Skutec ne vstal!
Danish: Kristus er opstanden! Ja, sandelig opstanden!
Dutch: Christus is opgestaan! Hij is waarlijk opgestaan!
English: Christ is Risen! Indeed, He is Risen!
Estonian: Kristus on surnuist ülestõusnud! Tõesti ülestõusnud!
Finnish: Kristus nousi Kuolleista! Totisesti Nousi!
French: Christ est Ressuscité! En Vérité, Il est Ressuscité!
Gaelic: Erid Krist! G’deya! n erid she!
Irish Gaelic: Tá Críosd ar éirigh! Go deimhin, tá e ar éirigh!
Scots’ Gaelic: Tha Crìosd air èiridh! Gu dearbh, tha e air èiridh!
Georgian: Kriste aghsdga! Cheshmaritad aghsdga!
Greek: Christos Anesti! Alithos Anesti!
Hebrew: Ha Mashiyach qam! Ken hoo qam!
Hungarian: Krisztus feltámadt! Valóban feltámadt!
Italian: Cristo è risorto! È veramente risorto!
Japanese: Harisutosu Fukkatsu! Jitsu Ni Fukkatsu!
Latin: Christus resurrexit! Vere resurrexit!
Norwegian: Kristus er oppstanden! Han er sannelig opstanden!
Polish: Khristus Zmartvikstau! Zaiste Zmartvikstau!
Portugese: Christo Ressuscitou! Em Verdade Ressuscitou!
Rumanian: Hristos a Inviat! Adeverat a Inviat!
Russian: Khristos voskres! Voistinu voskres!
Serbian: Hristos Vaskrese! Vaistinu Vaskrese!
Slavonic: Christos Voskrese! Voistinu Voskrese!
Slovak: Kristus vstal zmr’tvych! Skutoc ne vstal!
Spanish: Cristo ha resucitado! Verdaderamente ha resucitado!
Sweedish: Kristus är upstånden! Ja, Han är sannerligen uppstånden!
Syriac: Meshiha qam! Bashrira qam!
Ukranian: Kristos Voskres! Voistinu voskres!
Welsh: Atgyfododd Crist! Atgyfododd in wir!

Al Maseeh Qam! Haqqan Qam!

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Carpatho-Rusyn:  Khristos Voskres!  Voistinnu Voskres!  Vesely Velik'den!

Ung
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: Anastasios on May 02, 2008, 01:34:23 PM
Macedonian stuff in Politics now...Deacon Anastasios
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: Órëlaurëa on May 07, 2008, 03:53:19 AM
Quenya:  Hristo Ortane! Anwave Ortanes!

Interesting. . . I found it written as Ortanne Laivino! Anwa ortanne Laivino!
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: Didymus on May 13, 2008, 02:55:13 PM
Carpatho-Rusyn:  Khristos Voskres!  Voistinnu Voskres!  Vesely Velik'den!

Ung

What does "Veseley Velik'den!" mean please?

~~~

Klingon: Hu'ta' QrISt! Hu'bejta'!
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: stashko on May 13, 2008, 05:32:03 PM
Veseley velik'den......
It could mean rejoice or be happy or celebrate or be Glad on this Greatday.........Xpictoc Bockpece......(http://smileys.smileycentral.com/cat/8/8_3_15.gif)...........In Serbian Radujse i Veselise na Veliki Dan/ english/Rejoice and be Glad in this Great Day.............. amin.....     

Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: Galina-Volga on May 14, 2008, 08:35:32 AM
Stashko, I feel joy to read Serbian because a lot of so understandable for me - Russian.  ;)
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: Heorhij on May 14, 2008, 09:44:25 AM
Interesting about Velikden' ("The Big Day," or "The Great Day")... In Ukrainian, the Pascha Sunday is, indeed, called Velykden' (with "y" like "i" in "ship," not like "ee" in "sheep" - the Russians say 'velEEk"). In Russian, however, AFAIK, people don't use this term, right, Galina? They just say Paskha.
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: Galina-Volga on May 14, 2008, 10:04:50 AM
Yes, Russians say Pascha or Paschal'noe Voskresen'e. Georgich, chto takoe AFAIK?
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: ytterbiumanalyst on May 14, 2008, 10:35:09 AM
^ AFAIK=as far as I know
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: Galina-Volga on May 14, 2008, 11:17:24 AM
Ytterbiumanalyst, I appreciate it, thank you! How did you figure it out what I asked  :o  :laugh: ?
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: ytterbiumanalyst on May 14, 2008, 11:29:16 AM
Well, we have a few Ukrainians and Russians in my parish, so I was able to connect Georgich with Heorhij, and I also know that many English-language learners have trouble with acronyms and abbreviations, so I guessed that was what you were asking about.
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: Galina-Volga on May 14, 2008, 01:53:00 PM
You are good!  :)
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: stashko on May 14, 2008, 03:19:35 PM
Stashko, I feel joy to read Serbian because a lot of so understandable for me - Russian.  ;)


It's so true were so close...i was listening to a russian radio program in russian, about the benifits of holy confession, fasting, before holy communion ,,i swear i understood everything the lady was saying and i mean everything...i was thinking to my self wow.like people when they receive the gift of tongues to speak all known language's i must of got the gift of understanding ear's to understand her......
      While growing up ,iv seen many russian clergy at the serbian orthodox monastery on our major feast day's celebrating with our clergy......God Bless Us all......Мир Божији.....Христос Воскресе,,,,Воистину Воскресе.....(http://smileys.smileycentral.com/cat/8/8_3_15.gif)
Title: Re: Paschal Greetings in Your Language
Post by: Heorhij on May 14, 2008, 04:20:01 PM
Sorry, Galina, I was away from my desk, but Ytterbiumanalyst did a great job! :)