nicholas.ovaloff

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Name
bg: Никола | en: Nicholas | it: Nicola | fr : Nicolas | jp: ニコラ
Joined
19.12.2014
Role
Editor
Points
4020
Contribution
305 translations, thanked 506 times, solved 9 requests, helped 7 members, transcribed 5 songs, added 1 idiom, left 182 comments
Interests

I can say that I have a wide variety of interests, but the ones I invest most of my time in are (I've enumerated them more or less accordingly):

  • Languages – basically everything about them: learning/studying, examining/analysing their development in time, their impact on human psychology and way of thinking, translating etc.
  • Listening to and discovering music – that's where I earn most of my knowledge about any language. If I don't have any music I can listen to in my target language, I eventually abandon learning it.
  • Singing
  • Collecting vinyl records (so far I have around 80 of them)
  • Photography (not professionally, just for fun)
  • Astrology (my Part of Fortune is in Gemini, thus the wide variety in interests)
  • Calligraphy
  • Typography
  • Drawing portraits
  • Poetry
About me

 Hey there! My name is Nicholas and I'm 20 years old. Languages have been my passion ever since I was little. I've been studying English since kindergarten, and French – since high school. In my free time I try to learn on my own every other language that has inspired me in some way to do it. I'm mostly concentrated on Italian, Japanese, Esperanto, and currently Turkish and Neapolitan. I'm quite meticulous when it comes to typography, grammar and punctuation, so you may notice me editing all the time all lyrics published by me (and by others as well) and also all of my translations.

 Apart from LyricsTranslate, I occasionally contribute to the Bulgarian Wikipedia. I also have a personal blog (in Bulgarian) in which I post about the music I love (currently on hiatus).

About the languages I've chosen that I'm fluent in:

 Please note that I don't consider myself fluent in any language apart from my native Bulgarian. Yet I've chosen English, Italian, French and Esperanto as the ones I feel most confident to both use and work with (with that meaning speaking and translating [songs] from and into these languages). I can understand to some extent the other languages which I've chosen as "studied", but I don't use them that frequently (or at all) as much as the ones I feel most confident with. I use them only to translate songs from, not into.

Shortcuts for signs I often use:

  • … (ellipsis as a single symbol)
  • × (times repeated) – I use it for any stanzas or lines that happen to be repeated in songs, as well as for indicating the repetition of the chorus
  • → (arrow pointing to the right) – I use it when I notify the translators for the changes I've applied to the source lyrics)
  • Āā, Ēē, Īī, Ōō, Ūū (vowels with macrons) – for romāji transcriptions of titles or lyrics
  • А̀а̀, Ъ̀ъ̀, О̀о̀, У̀у̀, Ѐѐ, Ѝѝ, Ю̀ю̀, Я̀я̀ (Bulgarian Cyrillic vowels with grave accents) – used for differentiating some words which are written the same, but pronounced differently (quite rarely and not all of them being used)
  • Œœ – for writing some words in French

Favourite singers, bands, instrumentalists etc. (sorted by nationality [in alphabetical order] and then by preference):

Languages
Native
Bulgarian
Fluent
English, Esperanto, French, Italian
Studied
Czech, Hindi, Hungarian, Japanese, Neapolitan, Portuguese, Romanian, Turkish
Contact Me

305 translations posted by nicholas.ovaloffDetailsAll Translations

ArtistTranslationLanguagesCommentsInfoInfo
Kaoru AkimotoНарцисистка Japanese → BulgarianJapanese → Bulgarian
Kaoru AkimotoНачало Japanese → BulgarianJapanese → Bulgarian
Ajda PekkanНякоя нощ на сцената Turkish → BulgarianTurkish → Bulgarian
DalidaДа умра на сцената French → BulgarianFrench → Bulgarian
Camellia Todorova (Camy Todorow)Lovely Memory Bulgarian → EnglishBulgarian → English
MinaVia meblaro Italian → EsperantoItalian → Esperanto
SadeРай English → BulgarianEnglish → Bulgarian
SadeОбичта е по-силна от гордостта English → Bulgarian
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English → Bulgarian
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SadeНай-прекрасният дар English → BulgarianEnglish → Bulgarian
SadeЧерешов пай English → BulgarianEnglish → Bulgarian
Camellia Todorova (Camy Todorow)Beau souvenir Bulgarian → FrenchBulgarian → French
Camellia Todorova (Camy Todorow)Bela memoro Bulgarian → EsperantoBulgarian → Esperanto
SadeСкалата на влюбените English → BulgarianEnglish → Bulgarian
SadeНе съм си мислила, че ще видя ден English → Bulgarian
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English → Bulgarian
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Camellia Todorova (Camy Todorow)Bel ricordo Bulgarian → ItalianBulgarian → Italian
Tina TurnerКакво общо има любовта с това English → BulgarianEnglish → Bulgarian
Hana ZagorováСреща Czech → BulgarianCzech → Bulgarian
MinaАко по телефона Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
Lata MangeshkarКолко странни са човешките взаимоотношения Hindi → BulgarianHindi → Bulgarian
MinaЗадръжки на вятъра Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
MinaФранц Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
NetiStai lontano da me Bulgarian → ItalianBulgarian → Italian
ShakatakТъмна е нощта English → BulgarianEnglish → Bulgarian
BeloslavaPrimavera, estate, autunno, inverno… Bulgarian → ItalianBulgarian → Italian
Malika AyaneРазкъсвам си червата Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
Vicky LeandrosНа изток от рая French → BulgarianFrench → Bulgarian
Anna OxaСестро Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
Anna OxaВърви Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
Patty PravoВятърът и розите Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
NetiLa lune dort Bulgarian → FrenchBulgarian → French
BeloslavaSolo con te Bulgarian → ItalianBulgarian → Italian
Ornella VanoniНапомняш ми на Милано Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
NetiBijou Bulgarian → FrenchBulgarian → French
Barbra StreisandНикога не ми е било толкова хубаво English → BulgarianEnglish → Bulgarian
Barbra StreisandМързелив следобед English → Bulgarian
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English → Bulgarian
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NetiFragole Bulgarian → Italian1
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Bulgarian → Italian
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Sezen AksuНеизживените години Turkish → BulgarianTurkish → Bulgarian
FiordalisoНай-обширното море (Обичам те, човече) Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
MinaИ след това… Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
Ajda PekkanПоследният пътник Turkish → BulgarianTurkish → Bulgarian
Ajda PekkanНе предавай Turkish → BulgarianTurkish → Bulgarian
MinaДуми, думи Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
MinaСмучейки грозде Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
MinaПоне веднъж Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
Ajda PekkanПразни приказки Turkish → BulgarianTurkish → Bulgarian
MinaОще, още, още Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
Ajda PekkanАми след това? Turkish → BulgarianTurkish → Bulgarian
PerfumeСтрелката на времето Japanese → BulgarianJapanese → Bulgarian
Patty PravoВ най-добрия случай Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
MinaТвърде много ноти Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
PerfumeСладък рефрен Japanese → BulgarianJapanese → Bulgarian
PerfumeИстория Japanese → BulgarianJapanese → Bulgarian
PerfumeРазведри ме Japanese → BulgarianJapanese → Bulgarian
PerfumeКосмически изследовател Japanese → BulgarianJapanese → Bulgarian
MinaОтвъд реката Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
MinaБез дъх Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
Momoko KikuchiПриключение Japanese → BulgarianJapanese → Bulgarian
MinaЗаслужаваш си ада Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
MinaНикой Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
MinaДни Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
MinaКаква вкусотия Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
Lys AssiaРефрен French → BulgarianFrench → Bulgarian
AngèleMi volas viajn okulojn French → Esperanto
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French → Esperanto
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AngèleИскам очите ти French → Bulgarian
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French → Bulgarian
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MinaСупата Neapolitan → BulgarianNeapolitan → Bulgarian
MinaТвоето обзавеждане Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
MinaОснователно любопитство Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
BeloslavaNon ci sarà Bulgarian → ItalianBulgarian → Italian
MinaНа спирката Italian → Bulgarian
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Italian → Bulgarian
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MinaЛудостта Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
MinaI Wanted to Write You for a Long Time Italian → English4
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Italian → English
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MinaКарта на света Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
MinaТой, той, той Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
MinaРози върху рози Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
MinaОтдавна исках да ти пиша Italian → Bulgarian
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Italian → Bulgarian
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SadeЦвете на вселената English → Bulgarian
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English → Bulgarian
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PerfumeEndless Future Japanese → English
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Japanese → English
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Valentina MonettaЧувствителност Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
PerfumeБезкрайно бъдеще Japanese → BulgarianJapanese → Bulgarian
MinaЗагубих си съня Neapolitan → BulgarianNeapolitan → Bulgarian
Viktor LazloРозово кану French → BulgarianFrench → Bulgarian
MinaПо-добре така Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
MinaВсе така сама Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
MinaРазкарай се Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
MinaПланината Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
MinaСлед небето Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
MinaTears in the Sand Japanese → English2
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Japanese → English
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MinaЩе разбера Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
MinaВажното е да се свършва Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
MinaОт време на време е хубаво да останем сами Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
MinaЛъжичка захар в чая Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
Camellia Todorova (Camy Todorow)Няма болка в сърцето English → BulgarianEnglish → Bulgarian
Camellia Todorova (Camy Todorow)Не разбивай сърцето и душата ми English → BulgarianEnglish → Bulgarian
Nada (Italy)Шарлот Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
Nada (Italy)В една ливада Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
Nada (Italy)Отчаяна любов Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian
KukeriJapanese Boy Bulgarian → EnglishBulgarian → English
AnnalisaВ посока към живота Italian → Bulgarian
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Italian → Bulgarian
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Takako MamiyaКитайски ресторант Japanese → BulgarianJapanese → Bulgarian
MinaВече виждано Italian → BulgarianItalian → Bulgarian

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