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Re: Fear Is the Mind Killer

From:Patrick Jarrett <pjarrett@...>
Date:Tuesday, March 1, 2005, 18:03
I too have found great enjoyment in Frank Herbert's Dune, and so I
decided to use this passage as a translation exercise for my newest
language. I apologize ahead of time as I have not had time to
translate it to X-Sampa or something like but you can check the
conlang out at:

The Fear Mantra is at:

-- Patrick

On Tue, 1 Mar 2005 12:11:59 -0000, caeruleancentaur
<caeruleancentaur@...> wrote:
> Many years ago I enjoyed Frank Herbert's "Dune." I saw a movie > version of it yesterday afternoon for the umpteenth time on AMC. I > was always impressed by the "Fear is the mind killer" passage. > > I must not fear. > Fear is the mind killer. > Fear is the little-death that btings total obliteration. > I will face my fear. > I will permit it to pass over me and through me. > And when it is gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. > Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. > Only I will survive. > > In Senyecan: > > vììða ne mucéla. > to-fear not I-must > > tan vììðan tun miinórgun nésa. > the fear the mind-killer it-is > > tan vííðan tan yan tam sólam £éqïam navérca møÞlan > nésa. > the fear the which the total obliteration it-brings ittle-death it-is > > mùµam vííðam mánta. > my fear I-face > > mum ùpa tèrcöacöe nam mélca muvúnda. > me over through-and it to-pass I-permit > > yum namemélca, nàµom ámßom ócöa tom énrom > ócöom mupélça. > when it-has-passed, its path to-see the inner eye I-turn > > yu tan vííðan naáta, nècöon váála. > where the fear it-has-gone, nothing there-is > > sóólun mun mutí£a. > only I I-remain > > £ = /l_d_0/ > ç = /ts)/ > ß = /dz)/ > µ = /m_0/ > q = /j\/ > > Charlie > >