Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire. Then again, since I listened to the audio books, all of my mental images were painted by Roy Dotrice or John Lee, for one book , so my mental images were dependent not just on the words but on the performance. Cersei and Tywin are sharing a pretty good scene—finally getting down to brass tacks with one another—and then Cersei drops this one on us speaking of the Iron Bank of Braavos:. Your mother was a hamster, and your father smelt of elderberries! Yes, Davos does give him some facts, but he also lays his heart out there in front of these stuffshirts— and it works. Like, you have no idea how much I was laughing at the fact that I literally got to use a pluralized nominalization of a past habitual participle. Dothgirl-V I want penpals to study dothraki with. I know book readers probably felt betrayed, since this is at least the second time this has happened Dany and Drogo being the first , but my wife had an interesting point.
The— Whoa, hang on. His skill is on screen for the ages, and he can do whatever he wants now for the rest of his life. His Low Valyrian was great. Thank you guys so much for having me; it was awesome! Still a lot left in there. And then Tyrion does— literally.
I figured this would be a good pair for a non-native speaker to confuse.
Your mother was a hamster, and your father smelt of elderberries! Funny how close thal is to khal total happenstancebut with this line here, Miss Nathalie Emmanuel became the most linguistically diverse actor in all of Game of Thrones! But, yeah, with that out of the way, welcome to my first post in three months! Just realized I was about to write something spoilery. Also, from that scene, Ramsay was all cut up before that fight started, right?
Why not have him play Jaime Lannister?! What did they do in the old days without sound systems…?
He created the character who is just as electric in the books and paved the way for this outstanding role. Jemot ziry tepagon koston daor. Why Dothraki, though, instead of Valyrian?
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Dothgirl-V I want penpals to study dothraki with. Lena Headey does a good job conveying just how tough that is. Works for English speakers! Each and every one of you.
At the very least, you can see the speech being referenced here. Dany first speaks to the goatherd in High Valyrian: The point is, I think, now moot, but I believe the subject deserves its own post. Regarding the finale, I did want to make one Valyrian note.
That dude is straight up creepy; I love him. I think it was because of the similar meanings and the mouth movements. The English dialogue above is exactly as it was written, so I fothraki the chance to create this near-miss.
And man, the ending—with the slave holding the collar, the master right behind him? Tywin Lannister is always in control. Just realized I was about to write something spoilery. Why not have him play Jaime Lannister?! The— Whoa, hang on. Dothraik sound changes, to be sure, but sound changes nonetheless. That last lesson is one Tywin should have learned.
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It was a part of the script whose translations I sent off last August. Ye Thal poghash koth nyesha she yedhra. The only thing that shifts the balance of power in that scene is the fact that Tyrion is armed and Tywin is not. With the scene from episode four of season three, I knew beforehand that that was going to be good.
And what better reason to switch to Dothraki than when riding a dragon like a horse? Note to the Wiki folks: Same intent, really, so no big deal. seaon
Ghorgan ji pungo va o, nynta Dare espo Zaldrizes, o si une oi dovodedhi, Vesterozi azzzzzantys. It may have been one. Thank you guys so much for having me; it was awesome! Oh, and a note since folks have asked, the lyric in that final chant was based on the last speech Dany gives, but was altered for the choir. And, of course, my hat is off to George R.