norwegianspirit

➥Iɴ Dʀᴀɢᴏɴ ʟᴀɴɢᴜᴀɢᴇ, “Dᴏᴠᴀʜᴋɪɪɴ" ɪs ᴀ ᴄᴏᴍʙɪɴᴀᴛɪᴏɴ ᴏғ ᴛʜᴇ ᴡᴏʀᴅs ‘Dᴏᴠᴀʜ’, ᴍᴇᴀɴɪɴɢ "Dʀᴀɢᴏɴ", ᴀɴᴅ ‘ᴋɪɪɴ’, ᴍᴇᴀɴɪɴɢ "ᴄʜɪʟᴅ" ᴏʀ "ʙᴏʀɴ", ᴡʜɪᴄʜ ɪs ᴛʏᴘɪᴄᴀʟʟʏ ᴛʀᴀɴsʟᴀᴛᴇᴅ ᴛᴏ ‘Dʀᴀɢᴏɴʙᴏʀɴ’. Dᴏᴠᴀʜᴋɪɪɴ ᴀʟsᴏ ʜᴀs ᴀ sᴇᴄᴏɴᴅ ᴍᴇᴀɴɪɴɢ: ᴛʜᴇ ‘Dᴏᴠ’ ɪɴ ‘Dᴏᴠᴀʜ’ ʀᴇғᴇʀs ᴛᴏ Dʀᴀɢᴏɴᴋɪɴᴅ, ᴡʜɪʟᴇ ᴛʜᴇ ‘ᴀʜ’ ᴍᴇᴀɴs "ʜᴜɴᴛᴇʀ". Iɴᴛᴇʀᴘʀᴇᴛᴇᴅ ᴛʜᴜs, ᴛʜᴇ ɴᴀᴍᴇ ʀᴇᴀᴅs "Dʀᴀɢᴏɴᴋɪɴᴅ Hᴜɴᴛᴇʀ Bᴏʀɴ," ᴏʀ "Bᴏʀɴ Hᴜɴᴛᴇʀ ᴏғ Dʀᴀɢᴏɴᴋɪɴᴅ", ᴀɴ ᴀᴘᴘʀᴏᴘʀɪᴀᴛᴇ ᴅᴇsᴄʀɪᴘᴛɪᴏɴ ᴏғ ᴡʜᴀᴛ ᴛʜᴇ Dʀᴀɢᴏɴʙᴏʀɴ ɪs ᴅᴇsᴛɪɴᴇᴅ ᴛᴏ ᴅᴏ.

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fishingboatproceeds:

aliewa:

grouchythefish:

ladyofpurple:

I like how the original title for The Fault in Our Stars is all poetic and then the Norwegians just translated it to “fuck destiny” and I think that’s beautiful

Aw man, I thought for sure this had to be bullshit but nope


Why is it always Norway

Norway, a nation where you can put the word “fuck” on the cover of a young adult novel.

fishingboatproceeds:

aliewa:

grouchythefish:

ladyofpurple:

I like how the original title for The Fault in Our Stars is all poetic and then the Norwegians just translated it to “fuck destiny” and I think that’s beautiful

Aw man, I thought for sure this had to be bullshit but nope

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Why is it always Norway

Norway, a nation where you can put the word “fuck” on the cover of a young adult novel.