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: http://www.ibebop.com/conlang/Zordhah
The Fear Mantra is at: http://www.ibebop.com/conlang/ZFear
On Tue, 1 Mar 2005 12:11:59 -0000, caeruleancentaur
> 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
> 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\/