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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." > AND: > 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 enemy. 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. -Sylvia -- Sylvia Sotomayor wa jamú anániTa; ( thing.SG one/alone.ADJ) The Kélen language can be found at: