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Re: Hangkerim proverbs, translation exercise.

From:Boudewijn Rempt <bsarempt@...>
Date:Sunday, April 4, 1999, 21:36
On Sat, 3 Apr 1999, Carlos Thompson wrote:

The following exercises, pruned to the free translation

> > Being a leader will make you and the people around you happy. >
mur ga radan dilogh radan.dan radan.tos zimin yuhau leader NOM human REFL human.DUP human.all happy necessity Being a leader, a person and all person will necessarily be happy
> Commanding doesn't make you a leader.
mur tau.mur.zi leader NEG.leader.AUG This is very difficult to translate honestly. Literally, it means, leader not-great-leader - but the meaning is in a sense the one required: Acting like a leader does not make one a great leader.