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Tessar

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563 translations, 436 thanks received, 12 translation requests fulfilled for 10 members, left 51 comments
Interests

History (esp. Arab, Byzantine, Polish)
Computer games (strategy such as Civ 1,2,4, HoMM, EU, Victoria, Crusader Kings)
Music (Genesis, King Crimson, Queen, REM, ELP, and many songs by others)
Frogs

About me

Hi. I am from Poland, born in 1982. I graduated from Arabic studies and history. I have PhD in Arabic literature. I studied in Poland, Syria (1 year) and France (half a year). I also worked in Egypt for a bit less than a year. I like prog rock, so I'm mostly going to translate songs by Genesis and King Crimson and the like (as well as other bands) into Polish and Arabic. I could in theory translate a song from French into Arabic, Polish or English, but not the other way round.
If you want a song, a decent song, and not too many of them, translated into Arabic or English or Polish from English or Polish, I'll try to help, if I have free time.
My translations are usually quite literal, but it's on purpouse. My goal is not to create a nice text in some language, but to inform about the meaning of the original text.

مرحبا. بكم. أنا من بولندا وولدت في 1982. تخرجت من كلية الاستشراق (الدراسات العربية والإسلامية) ومن كلية التاريخ. ولي دكتوراة في الأدب العربي أيضا إلا أنني أهتم بالتاريخ اهتماما أكبر. كنت أدرس في بولندا وسوريا (لمدة سنة) وفي فرنسا (لمدة نصف سنة). وكذلك كنت أعمل في مصر لمدة أقل من سنة. أحب بروغ روك فسأترجم أغاني جينيسي وكينغ كريمزون ومثل هاتين الفرقتين (وكذلك الفرق الأخرى* إلى البولندية والعربية وكذلك سأترج بعض الأغاني من البولندية إلى العربية والإنجليزية وأما من العربية أو من اللغات الأخرى فممكن احيانا ولكن اقل بكثير.
لو كان أحد يريد ترجمة أغنية ما من الإنجليزية أو البولندية إلى العربية أو الإنجليزية أو البولندية فسأحاول أن أساعده ما دام لي وقت فارغ لمثل هذه الأشياء.
ترجماتي حرفية تقريبا غالبا ما, ولكن السبب في ذلك أنني أريد أن أخبر القارئ بمعنى الأغنية الأصلية, بينما جمال نص الترجمة شيء ثناوي بالنسبة لي.

Cześć. Jestem z Polski, urodziłem się w 1982 r. Ukończyłem arabistykę i historię, mam doktorat w zakresie arabskiego literaturoznawstwa. Studiowałem w Polsce, Syrii (przez rok) i Francji (przez pół roku). Pracowałem także w Egipcie, krócej, niż rok. Lubię prog rock, więc będę głównie tłumaczyć piosenki Genesis, King Crimson itp., a także innych zespołów, na polski i arabski, niekiedy coś z polskiego na angielski i arabski. Z arabskiego, z francuskiego itp. - rzadziej. Dużo rzadziej.
Jeśli ktoś by potrzebował tłumaczenia piosenki na arabski, angielski lub polski (z polskiego lub angielskiego), to będę starać się pomóc, jeśli tylko będę mieć czas, żądanych piosenek nie będzie wiele i nie będą paskudne.
Moje tłumaczenia są raczej bliższe dosłowności niż dbałości o piękne zwroty, a to dlatego, że są dla mnie jak źródło historyczne. Moim zadaniem jest, w mojej opinii, przede wszystkim poinformować o oryginalnym znaczeniu piosenki, a dopiero w drugiej kolejności zadbać o to, by rezultat się dobrze czytało.

Languages
Native
Polish
Fluent
Arabic, English
Studied
French, Latin, Turkish
Contact Me

563 translations posted by TessarDetailsAll Translations

ArtistTranslationLanguagesCommentsInfoInfosort ascending
ToolThe Grudge English → PolishEnglish → Polish
ToolThe Grudge English → Arabic
2 thanks received
English → Arabic
2 thanks received
Elvis PresleyYou Don't Have to Say You Love Me English → PolishEnglish → Polish
Elvis PresleyYou Don't Have to Say You Love Me English → Arabic
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English → Arabic
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Dusty SpringfieldYou Don't Have to Say You Love Me English → ArabicEnglish → Arabic
Dusty SpringfieldYou Don't Have to Say You Love Me English → PolishEnglish → Polish
Katarzyna SobczykMały Książę Polish → Arabic
2 thanks received
Polish → Arabic
2 thanks received
Katarzyna SobczykMały Książę Polish → English
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Polish → English
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Michael JacksonStranger In Moscow English → ArabicEnglish → Arabic
Michael JacksonStranger In Moscow English → PolishEnglish → Polish
Zdzisława SośnickaAleja gwiazd Polish → EnglishPolish → English
Zdzisława SośnickaAleja gwiazd Polish → ArabicPolish → Arabic
Freddie MercuryLove Kills English → Arabic3
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English → Arabic
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Freddie MercuryLove Kills English → PolishEnglish → Polish
KazikZaraza Polish → Arabic
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Polish → Arabic
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KazikZaraza Polish → English
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Polish → English
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Depeche ModeNever Let Me Down Again English → ArabicEnglish → Arabic
Depeche ModeNever Let Me Down Again English → Polish1
3 thanks received
English → Polish
3 thanks received
Kim WildeKids in America English → PolishEnglish → Polish
Kim WildeKids in America English → Arabic
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English → Arabic
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GenesisStagnation English → PolishEnglish → Polish
GenesisStagnation English → ArabicEnglish → Arabic
QueenFunny How Love Is English → PolishEnglish → Polish
QueenFunny How Love Is English → ArabicEnglish → Arabic
MaanamKrakowski spleen Polish → English
2 thanks received
Polish → English
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MaanamKrakowski spleen Polish → ArabicPolish → Arabic
Maciej MaleńczukOstatnia nocka Polish → English
2 thanks received
Polish → English
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Maciej MaleńczukOstatnia nocka Polish → Arabic
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Polish → Arabic
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KazikMalcziki Polish → English
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Polish → English
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KazikMalcziki Polish → ArabicPolish → Arabic
BajmModlitwa o złoty deszcz Polish → EnglishPolish → English
BajmModlitwa o złoty deszcz Polish → ArabicPolish → Arabic
Adam AsnykLimba Polish → EnglishPolish → English
Adam AsnykLimba Polish → Arabic
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Polish → Arabic
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GenesisIt's Gonna Get Better (Long Version) English → PolishEnglish → Polish
GenesisIt's Gonna Get Better (Long Version) English → ArabicEnglish → Arabic
GenesisIt's Gonna Get Better English → PolishEnglish → Polish
GenesisIt's Gonna Get Better English → ArabicEnglish → Arabic
Peter GabrielThe Tower That Ate People English → ArabicEnglish → Arabic
Peter GabrielThe Tower That Ate People English → PolishEnglish → Polish
Tina TurnerGoldeneye English → Arabic6
5
1 vote, 2 thanks received
English → Arabic
5
1 vote, 2 thanks received
Tina TurnerGoldeneye English → PolishEnglish → Polish
RihannaS&M English → Arabic
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English → Arabic
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RihannaS&M English → PolishEnglish → Polish
Elton JohnSacrifice English → Arabic
9 thanks received
English → Arabic
9 thanks received
Elton JohnSacrifice English → Polish
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English → Polish
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Miss KittinFrank Sinatra English → ArabicEnglish → Arabic
Miss KittinFrank Sinatra English → PolishEnglish → Polish
GenesisThe Lady Lies English → Arabic
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English → Arabic
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GenesisThe Lady Lies English → Polish
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English → Polish
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Kim WildeCambodia English → Arabic
4 thanks received
English → Arabic
4 thanks received
Kim WildeCambodia English → Polish
3 thanks received
English → Polish
3 thanks received
Martyna JakubowiczW domach z betonu Polish → ArabicPolish → Arabic
Martyna JakubowiczW domach z betonu Polish → English
3 thanks received
Polish → English
3 thanks received
RepublikaTak...tak...to ja Polish → ArabicPolish → Arabic
RepublikaTak...tak...to ja Polish → English
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Polish → English
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Justyna SteczkowskaOko za oko Polish → ArabicPolish → Arabic
Justyna SteczkowskaOko za oko Polish → English
2 thanks received
Polish → English
2 thanks received
YazooDon't Go English → ArabicEnglish → Arabic
YazooDon't Go English → PolishEnglish → Polish
GenesisTonight, Tonight, Tonight English → Arabic
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English → Arabic
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GenesisTonight, Tonight, Tonight English → PolishEnglish → Polish
Paula AbdulStraight Up English → ArabicEnglish → Arabic
Paula AbdulStraight Up English → PolishEnglish → Polish
Frida (Sweden)I Know There's Something Going On English → ArabicEnglish → Arabic
Frida (Sweden)I Know There's Something Going On English → PolishEnglish → Polish
The Brand New HeaviesYou Are the Universe English → ArabicEnglish → Arabic
The Brand New HeaviesYou Are the Universe English → PolishEnglish → Polish
QueenDancer English → ArabicEnglish → Arabic
QueenDancer English → PolishEnglish → Polish
QueenWhite Queen (As It Began) English → ArabicEnglish → Arabic
QueenWhite Queen (As It Began) English → PolishEnglish → Polish
QueenSome Day One Day English → ArabicEnglish → Arabic
QueenSome Day One Day English → PolishEnglish → Polish
AlphavilleSounds Like A Melody English → Arabic
2 thanks received
English → Arabic
2 thanks received
AlphavilleSounds Like A Melody English → Polish
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English → Polish
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Doris DayQue será, será English → ArabicEnglish → Arabic
Doris DayQue será, será English → Polish2English → Polish
The Connells'74-'75 English → Arabic
2 thanks received
English → Arabic
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The Connells'74-'75 English → Polish
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English → Polish
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Lesley GoreIt's My Party English → ArabicEnglish → Arabic
Lesley GoreIt's My Party English → PolishEnglish → Polish
Dexys Midnight RunnersCome On Eileen English → ArabicEnglish → Arabic
Dexys Midnight RunnersCome On Eileen English → PolishEnglish → Polish
Pet Shop BoysIt's a Sin English → Arabic2
5
1 vote, 4 thanks received
English → Arabic
5
1 vote, 4 thanks received
Pet Shop BoysIt's a Sin English → PolishEnglish → Polish
Midnight OilBeds Are Burning English → ArabicEnglish → Arabic
Midnight OilBeds Are Burning English → PolishEnglish → Polish
Laura BraniganSelf Control English → Arabic
2 thanks received
English → Arabic
2 thanks received
Laura BraniganSelf Control English → Polish
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English → Polish
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Leopold StaffDeszcz jesienny Polish → ArabicPolish → Arabic
Leopold StaffDeszcz jesienny Polish → English1
5
1 vote, 6 thanks received
Polish → English
5
1 vote, 6 thanks received
Wisława SzymborskaNienawiść Polish → ArabicPolish → Arabic
Wisława SzymborskaNienawiść Polish → EnglishPolish → English
Maria Pawlikowska-Jasnorzewska (Kossak)Nike Polish → ArabicPolish → Arabic
Maria Pawlikowska-Jasnorzewska (Kossak)Nike Polish → EnglishPolish → English
Antoni SłonimskiNie Wołaj Mnie Polish → ArabicPolish → Arabic
Antoni SłonimskiNie Wołaj Mnie Polish → EnglishPolish → English
Maria Pawlikowska-Jasnorzewska (Kossak)Meduzy Polish → ArabicPolish → Arabic
Maria Pawlikowska-Jasnorzewska (Kossak)Meduzy Polish → EnglishPolish → English

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