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Need help with translating between Italian, French, and English:

 1 Exelixi, Wed, 2nd Nov '11 4:07:03 PM from Alchemist's workshop Relationship Status: Armed with the Power of Love
Lesbarian
I am writing a novel and, as it is a NaNoWriMo novel, I have nowhere near enough time to create a linguistics system from scratch. Thus, I have decided to use French as the language of the Precursors, and Italian in much the same role Latin played throughout the Middle Ages.

Unfortunately, I do not speak a word of French, and my Italian is terrible. If anyone could help me translate the dialogue I need, it would be much appreciated.

The first thing I need is "Absolve this man of his sins and accept him into your great city, " in Italian.
Mura: -flips the bird to veterinary science with one hand and Euclidean geometry with the other-
Este homines absoluta, y accerta en tu villa grand.

[down]I like my version better.

edited 2nd Nov '11 7:49:50 PM by MyGodItsFullofStars

 
 3 Carciofus, Wed, 2nd Nov '11 4:31:25 PM from Alpha Tucanae I
Is that cake frosting?
How much deferent do you want the translation to be?

Informal register:
Assolvi quest'uomo dai suoi peccati e accettalo nella tua grande cittą.

Or, if you want to be more formal and antiquated:
Assolvete quest'uomo dai suoi peccati e accettatelo nella vostra grande cittą.

edited 2nd Nov '11 4:34:41 PM by Carciofus

But they seem to know where they are going, the ones who walk away from Omelas.

 4 Exelixi, Wed, 2nd Nov '11 6:31:19 PM from Alchemist's workshop Relationship Status: Armed with the Power of Love
Lesbarian
Formal and antiquated is good. thank you.
Mura: -flips the bird to veterinary science with one hand and Euclidean geometry with the other-
I want Kat's glasses!
I don't speak a word of Italian, but I'm a native French speaker with a good grasp of English.
They Called Me Mad!! I decided to show them all; but when I looked on my works, oh mighty, I despaired: for it made me realize they were right.
"I like my version better."

Hopefully you're aware that's neither French nor Italian.

edited 3rd Nov '11 3:45:07 AM by kashchei

And better than thy stroke; why swellest thou then?
 7 Exelixi, Thu, 3rd Nov '11 9:14:42 AM from Alchemist's workshop Relationship Status: Armed with the Power of Love
Lesbarian
Excellent, Medinoc. If you are willing to offer up your knowledge, i will have great use of it in the coming days.
Mura: -flips the bird to veterinary science with one hand and Euclidean geometry with the other-
I want Kat's glasses!
Well, now that NaNoWriMo has ended, what did you end up doing?
They Called Me Mad!! I decided to show them all; but when I looked on my works, oh mighty, I despaired: for it made me realize they were right.
The system doesn't know you right now, so no post button for you.
You need to Get Known to get one of those.
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