Monday, 10 June 2013

'Kindness is Magic' - Around the World

At the weekend, Ricky Gervais asked his followers to tweet ‘kindness is magic’ in their native language and, unsurprisingly, with 4.6 million followers he was inundated with tweets and called upon my help to try and collate the responses.


Ricky Gervais as Derek

So far I've managed to record the famous Derek phrase in 36 different languages, with everything from binary and Kingon to Mauri and Pig Latin.

Klingon:
Binary:
Braille:
French: la gentillesse, c'est magique
Danish: Venlighed er magi
Japanese: 優しさは魔力。
Swedish: godhet är magi
Português-Brasil: Bondade é Mágica
Latvian: Labsirdība ir maģiska
Irish: Is draoícht é cinéalta or  is rud draíochta é cineáltas
Finnish: hyvyys on taikaa
Estonian: Lahkuses peitub võlu
Afghanistan (Pushto): eeki kawal jadugari da
Welsh: Caredigrwydd yn hud
Albanian: Mirësia është magji
Portugal: amabilidade é mágica
Basque: adeitasuna da magia
Persian: mohebat yek Chize roya ist or  محبت یک چیس رویاعی است
Hindi: दयालुता जादू है
Slovak: láskavosť je čarovná
Hex: 4b 69 6e 64 6e 65 73 73 20 69 73 20 6d 61 67 69 63
Switzerland: Fründlichkeit isch magisch
Greek: Η καλοσύνη είναι μαγεία
Spanish (from  Mexico): La bondad es mágica
Morse Code: -.- .. -. -.. -. . ... ... / .. ... / -- .- --. .. -.-.
Indonesian: Kebaikan adalah keajaiban
New Zealand (Maori): ngakau atawhai i mahi atua
German: Freundlichkeit ist Magie
Pig Latin: indnesskay siay agicmay
Jasmeyditap: Mmpapa madu gna ui ui
Dutch: Goedheid is magisch or Lief zijn is magie
Esperanto: Bonkoreco estas magio
Turkish: iyilik sihirlidir
Czech: Laskavost je magie
Español, Panamá: La bondad es magia

If you want to add your language to the list, simply tweet me at @tadpole_hitler or email tadpolehitler@gmail.com

2 comments:

  1. In Chinese: 善良是魔术

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  2. Hungarian : A jóság maga a varázslat

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