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Picaros: Meanings of Spanish words needed

#1 · Posted: 7 Sep 2006 17:50
in tintin and the picaros on pg 23 panel 9
when pablo enters the house he says "buenas tardes,senores"
what does that mean.
and another word in the same book on page21 panel 6
tintin says "buenos dias captain" what does that mean
plz help.
thanks in advance
#2 · Posted: 7 Sep 2006 18:44
First means 'good afternoon gentlemen' and second means 'good morning captain'.
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#3 · Posted: 7 Sep 2006 19:26
If my spanish isn't all mixed up,
"buenos dias captain"
dias means day not morning, and the line is good day captain. I also believe that "tardes" is evening rather than afternoon.
#4 · Posted: 7 Sep 2006 21:46
and i remember reading in the same book the words
buenos noches
i dont exactly know where
what does that mean
#5 · Posted: 7 Sep 2006 21:57
"Buenos noches" means "good nights". Page 19, frame 5.

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