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Re: God Bless You in Czech

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  • Jana Vaculik
    zaplatit is to pay/pay back. in the czech dictionary the phrase means thank goodness but it means may God bless you. Someone would say that after someone else
    Message 1 of 5 , May 31, 2009
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      zaplatit is to pay/pay back. in the czech dictionary the phrase means thank goodness but it means may God bless you. Someone would say that after someone else does something good for them out the kindness of their hearts.


      --- In TexasCzechs@yahoogroups.com, Allen Livanec <allen.livanec@...> wrote:
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      >  PanBuh Zaplat was also used at home. What does the "zaplat" mean?
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      > --- On Sun, 5/31/09, Leroy Janda <ljanda@...> wrote:
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      > From: Leroy Janda <ljanda@...>
      > Subject: Re: [TexasCzechs] Re: God Bless You in Czech
      > To: TexasCzechs@yahoogroups.com
      > Date: Sunday, May 31, 2009, 11:25 AM
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      > Panbuh zaplat
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      > On May 31, 2009, at 9:09 AM, Jana Vaculik wrote:
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      > > Na zdravi or zdravicko/ To your health.
      > > It is the same expression when making a toast.
      > > Panbuh pozdrav/pozdrav panbuh is an older expression May God give
      > > you blessings.
      > > Panbuh daj/God bless this home.
      > > Budt pochavlen Jezis Kristus/May Jesus be glorified or praised.
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      > > Before we start the car and make a trip my grandmother says and
      > > still says: S pomoci Bozi. With Gods help.
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      > > No one really uses these expressions presently in the Czech Republic
      > > unless they are the older generation otherwise people will laugh.
      > > They remember their grandmothers and grandparents saying it but
      > > nothing else.
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      > > Jana
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      > > --- In TexasCzechs@ yahoogroups. com, Allen Livanec
      > > <allen.livanec@ ...> wrote:
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      > >> When someone sneezes people will say "Bless You". How do ya'll say
      > >> that in Czech? I always say "Pozdrav Panbuh".
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      > >> Allen Livanec
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