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Subject:"Runify" a slogan?
Time:05:27 pm
I have this idea of writing my 'motto' in runes on a custom-made ring. To do that, it seems necessary to translate in to Old Norse (or runic Swedish) first... Can anyone help me out or at least point me to a right direction?

The motto is quite simple: "I refuse to fail". If you need a context, it's a simplified version of "Victory comes not from being the fastest or the strongest, but from refusal to fail".

Linguaphile guys translated it to Icelandic - "Ég neita að tapa", but advised to ask you for a more authentic wording.

Thanks in advance for any help on this.
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(Anonymous)
Subject:i'm studying old norse
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Time:2008-03-24 04:24 am (UTC)
ok, so i'm not an expert, but i've studied this for a year or two, and in my opinion, i would guess the phrase you're looking for is...


Ég neita til thrjota

I refuse to fail

then you'd turn those into runes...

the best site i've found which shows the runes for old norse is here:

http://www.crystalinks.com/futhark.html

futhark.
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braindancer
Subject:Re: i'm studying old norse
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Time:2008-03-24 10:23 am (UTC)
Awesome, thanks a ton!!! :)
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