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Sentence #30433

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Quieter!

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aze
Sakit!
bel
Цішэй!
ber
Susem!
ber
Qqen imi-k!
ber
Belleɛ!
ber
Susm!
ces
Tišeji!
dan
Vær mere stille!
ell
Σιγανότερα.
ell
Πιο σιγά!
epo
Pli mallaŭte.
est
Vaiksemalt!
fin
Hiljempaa!
fry
Sêfter.
hin
और धीमे!
hun
Halkabban.
ita
Più calmo!
ita
Più calma!
ita
Più calmi!
ita
Più calme!
kab
Susem!
kha
Kham jarjar.
lit
Tyliau!
mar
आणखी शांत रहा!
mar
आवाज़ अज़ून कमी करा!
nld
Zachter.
npi
शान्त !
pol
Ciszej!
por
Quieto!
ron
Mai încet!
rus
Тише!
spa
Más bajo.
swe
Tystare!
tur
Daha sessiz!
tur
Sessiz!
ukr
Тихіше!
bre
Grik !
deu
Ruhe bitte.
deu
Schweig!
eng
Quieten down!
eng
Quiet!
eng
Keep quiet!
eng
Hush!
eng
Shut up!
eng
Oh, hush!
epo
Silentu!
epo
Kviete!
epo
Estu pli mallaŭtaj!
fra
Plus doucement.
fra
Baisse la voix !
fra
Baissez la voix !
fra
Ta gueule !
fra
La ferme !
heb
חלש יותר.
heb
שקט!
srp
Тише!
srp
Tiše!
tgl
Tahimik!
tur
Sakit!

Comments

Selena777 Selena777 2015-10-01 15:31 link permalink

Russian and Ukrainian are real sentences, you can use them if you want to ask someone not to make noise.

CK CK 2015-10-01 15:34 link permalink

Does that mean those 2 languages could be translated as follows?

[#1844225] Don't make a sound. (CK) *audio*
[#1275396] Be quiet. (jakov) *audio*
[#477063] Don't make noise. (CK)

Selena777 Selena777 2015-10-01 16:26 link permalink

Literally "Тише!" means "be quieter", i.e. we can use it when someone makes noise and we want them to stop it. "Тихо!" (literally "be quiet") we can use both if we want to stop someone from making noise or just want to ask someone to stay quiet.
"Don't make noise" has its own translation into Russian, that has been already added before.
I'm not sure about "Don't make a sound", if it sounds rude or not in English. If yes, it doesn't match.

Dejo Dejo 2015-10-01 16:58 link permalink

"Quieter" is an elliptical sentence where the first part "I want you to be.." is understood.
http://thewindlike.blogspot.ca/...l#.Vg1nAvlVhHw

Dejo Dejo 2015-10-01 17:42 link permalink

1. I don''t translate from Japanese
2. I must have adopted the sentence because in my consideration it is correct.
3 .I unadopted the sentence.
4. Do what you want.

Ooneykcall Ooneykcall 2015-10-02 09:30 link permalink

'Be more quiet', then, maybe?

Dejo Dejo 2015-10-02 16:47 link permalink

The difference between "Quieter" and ""Be quieter" is only the level of politeness. You can say "Sit!" to a dog and I would claim that that is a sentence.
So the way to resolve this is to look at the Japanese and determine whether it is polite or rude and fix the sentence accordingly. (You''ll have to adopt it because I''m washing my hands of it."")

slyfin slyfin 2015-10-13 07:22 link permalink

I personally agree with Dejo on all of his points and I give my approval for the sentence. "Quieter!" seems very natural to me albeit kind of abrupt and impolite. I've heard this particular expression used alone before both in real life and books/media. I have most likely used it a few times in my life before as well though in a playful way. "Quieter!" in my experience is often used when the speaker begins to feel flustered and fed up to the point where they decide to put strict emphasis on just that single word as a command. Also, like Dejo, I don't think I'm qualified to determine the exact suitability of the Japanese sentence that is linked to this one.