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can anyone speak french well?

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by Mr. Mang, Dec 3, 2002.

  1. Mr. Mang

    Mr. Mang Elite Member

    Joined: Feb 27, 2002 Messages: 2,901 Likes Received: 1
    i was listening to this song and was wondering what the hell it meant.





    Dans les prisons de Nantes, lan digidigidan, lan digidigidigidan
    Dans les prisons de Nantes, y'avait un prisonnier, y'avait un prisonnier.


    Personne ne le vint l'vouer
    Que la fille du geolier

    Un jour il lui demande
    Oui Que dit on de moue

    On dit de vous en ville
    Que vous serez pendu

    Mais s'il faut qu'on me pende
    Deliez moi les pieds

    La fille etait jeunette
    Les pieds lui a delie

    Le prisonnier alerte
    Dans la Loire a saute

    (slow down)
    Des qu'il fut sur les rives
    Il se prit a chanter

    (speed up again)
    Je chante pour les belles
    Surtout celle du geolier

    Si je reviens a Nantes
    Oui je l'epouserai

    Dans les prisons de Nantes
    Y'avait un prisonnier.
     
  2. sneak

    sneak Guest

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    i cant speak french for shit. hell i have trouble speaking english
     
  3. Mr. Mang

    Mr. Mang Elite Member

    Joined: Feb 27, 2002 Messages: 2,901 Likes Received: 1
    i was on my 4th year of german and couldnt even make my own sentences properly. sucks.
     
  4. OrangeDot

    OrangeDot New Jack

    Joined: Oct 21, 2002 Messages: 42 Likes Received: 0
    way fucking off.. sorry.
     
  5. sneak

    sneak Guest

    4 year spanish course in my old school. where did it get me? well i can order a pint of beer and say your mother is a dog in spanish...thats about it really.
     
  6. Pistol

    Pistol Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Jul 12, 2001 Messages: 19,358 Likes Received: 298
  7. --zeSto--

    --zeSto-- Veteran Member

    Joined: Jul 12, 2000 Messages: 6,979 Likes Received: 2
    here you go.




    Dans les prisons de Nantes, y'avait un prisonnier, y'avait un prisonnier.
    In the Nates prison, there's was a prisoner


    Personne ne le vint l'vouer
    Que la fille du geolier
    No one saw him steal, but some fat cat's daughter

    Un jour il lui demande
    Oui Que dit on de moue
    One day he asks "what's the word on the street?"

    On dit de vous en ville
    Que vous serez pendu
    They say in the city that you'll be hung

    Mais s'il faut qu'on me pende
    Deliez moi les pieds
    But if I have to hang, please let me see her feet

    La fille etait jeunette
    Les pieds lui a delie
    The girl was young and her feet were so delicate

    Le prisonnier alerte
    Dans la Loire a saute
    The prisoner alert, down the well(?) he jumps

    (slow down)
    Des qu'il fut sur les rives
    Il se prit a chanter
    As soon as he died, he started to sing

    Je chante pour les belles
    Surtout celle du geolier
    I sing for the girls, esspeciall the fat cat's daughter

    Si je reviens a Nantes
    Oui je l'epouserai
    If I come back to Nantes, I'll marry her.

    Dans les prisons de Nantes
    Y'avait un prisonnier.
    In the Nates prison, there's was a prisoner
     
  8. Mr. Mang

    Mr. Mang Elite Member

    Joined: Feb 27, 2002 Messages: 2,901 Likes Received: 1
    thanks i appreciate it!
     
  9. Ronnie Dobbs

    Ronnie Dobbs Senior Member

    Joined: Aug 6, 2002 Messages: 2,115 Likes Received: 0
  10. Spike

    Spike Senior Member

    Joined: Aug 31, 2002 Messages: 1,033 Likes Received: 3
    Just some minor edits, in case you feel like being pedantic. Edits in italics.

    Dans les prisons de Nantes, y'avait un prisonnier, y'avait un prisonnier.
    In the Nates prison, there's was a prisoner

    Personne ne le vint l'vouer
    Que la fille du geolier
    No one saw him steal, but the jailer's daughter

    Un jour il lui demande
    Oui Que dit on de moue
    One day he asks "what's the word on the street?"

    On dit de vous en ville
    Que vous serez pendu
    They say in the city that you'll be hung

    Mais s'il faut qu'on me pende
    Deliez moi les pieds
    But if I have to hang, please let me see her feet

    La fille etait jeunette
    Les pieds lui a delie
    The girl was young and her feet were so delicate

    Le prisonnier alerte
    Dans la Loire a saute
    The prisoner alert, down the Loire he jumps (The Loire is a river in France)

    (slow down)
    Des qu'il fut sur les rives
    Il se prit a chanter
    Once he reached the banks of the river, he started to sing (WTF?! The song never said he died... lol)

    Je chante pour les belles
    Surtout celle du geolier
    I sing for the girls, esspeciall the jailer's daughter

    Si je reviens a Nantes
    Oui je l'epouserai
    If I come back to Nantes, Yes I'll marry her.

    Dans les prisons de Nantes
    Y'avait un prisonnier.
    In the Nates prison, there's was a prisoner
     
  11. --zeSto--

    --zeSto-- Veteran Member

    Joined: Jul 12, 2000 Messages: 6,979 Likes Received: 2
    http://www.partydomain.co.uk/d-commerce/media/fdkitfrenchman.jpg'>

    eet izz not zee problem !
     
  12. --zeSto--

    --zeSto-- Veteran Member

    Joined: Jul 12, 2000 Messages: 6,979 Likes Received: 2
    and thanks for the minor corrections...
    Not too shabby for someone who hasn't taken french since highschool (6 years ago)

    I thought 'reaches the banks of the river' was a reference to the River Styx and death.
    Cool... I'm glad he got away!
     
  13. aichs47

    aichs47 Senior Member

    Joined: Feb 21, 2002 Messages: 1,387 Likes Received: 2
  14. xdyingfetusx

    xdyingfetusx New Jack

    Joined: Apr 24, 2002 Messages: 72 Likes Received: 0
    I'm alost positive this is the song that my dad used to sing to me and I remember singing it once at my schools talent show in grade 1 hahaha.....NO JOKES!:eek:
     
  15. ÀEL GRINGO?

    ÀEL GRINGO? Junior Member

    Joined: Oct 13, 2001 Messages: 215 Likes Received: 3
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