Re: Sun Tzu
|From:||Sylvia Sotomayor <kelen@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, September 13, 2001, 21:16|
On Wednesday 12 September 2001 23:12, Sally Caves wrote:
> Sun Tzu said: "All warfare is based on deception."
> Sun Tzu said: "There has never been a protracted war from which a
> country has benefited."
> Sun Tzu said: "To subdue the enemy without fighting is the acme of
> skill." Ah! If only!
> Should be interesting. And I've often thought that it would be
> curious to try to translate some of this into Teonaht, increasing
> its military vocabulary.
>OK. I can do this.
la anaññiñákien nár to jewéhen;
LA battle.greater-plural>"warfare" all source deception.
All warfare is of deception.
ilwaja se jahé mo jekiéna to jaññiñákien anómenápie.
never SE good to country from battle.distr>"war" too.long
Never good has come to a country from lengthy war.
la jakéla anhénár ná ien se jakeNóTa ánén anñiñáki wá mo masénren.
LA skill proper/right most COMMENT SE defeat with fighting none to
The most rightness of skill is defeat of the enemy without fighting.
> And now, may we return to conlanging!
>And now, I must return to work.
wa jamú anániTa; (not.be thing.SG one/alone.ADJ)
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