tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Sat Nov 16 15:57:34 2002
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RE: Tao Te Ching (part III)
> ju shan di,
> xin shan yuan,
> yu shan ren.
> yan shan xin,
> zheng shan zhi,
> shi shan neng,
> dong shan shi.
> 8K-0 (old version)
> juHlIj DachermeH yav SaS yIwIv.
> 8K-1 (a slight modification of my old version)
> juH DachertaHvIS Daq DawIvnISchu'.
> 8K-2 (a continuation of Nick's suggestion)
> juH DachertaHvIS nIvnIS DaqlIj.
> 8K-3 (new version)
> [I realize this version is at best controversial and possibly downright
> juH'e', potlh Daq.
> 8K-4 (A reverse of the above with respect to what is put into focus)
> juH Dablu'taHvIS potlh Daq'e'.
> DaqDajmo' nIv juH.
I don't know chinese yet; which version do you think most resembles the
original? The chinese looks concise, qar'a'? 1 and 2 look a bit drawn out.
There are some people that won't like 3; I don't see any problem using the
type 5 suffix -'e' in the header where all the other type 5 suffixes get