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  • James Kirchner
    May 7, 2013
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      As far as I know, it is extremely rare to use the word "pension" to refer to a building anyway. I think I've only ever seen it in an old translation of a Balzac novel. At the risk of being attacked by the British again, I'm going to say, "People wouldn't understand it."

      Jamie

      On May 7, 2013, at 6:07 AM, Valerie Talacko wrote:

      > I should add that I wasn't using the word pension to refer to the
      > building, but to the income (in kind) from the land to which the
      > vymenkar had a right. Will try and see what I used for the building,
      > which I think also came up a couple of times.
      >
      > Valerie
      >
      > On 07.05.2013 12:03, Valerie Talacko wrote:
      >> I had to translate this several times when subtitling a play last
      >> year, and I think I ended up using the word "pension." Obviously not
      >> the actual equivalent, but it was a choice between a legal term that
      >> no one would have heard of (and wasn't the exact equivalent anyway)
      >> and a concept that would make sense in a subtitle. Unfortunately I
      >> can't remember what the legal term was - I came to it via the German
      >> equivalent of the Czech term, though.
      >>
      >> Valerie
      >>
      >> On 07.05.2013 05:26, zdenek.bobek@... wrote:
      >>> Pratele prekladatele:
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      >>> Vejminek, hezky anglicky. Co vy na to?
      >>>
      >>> Diky
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      >>> Zdenek Bobek
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