More Pali - Every few days - [C178]
Warder - Exercise 19 (page 145)
Passages for Reading 1 (Part 14 of 15)
atha kho so satthavaaho satthike aamantesi:
then / indeed / this / caravan leader / caravan
merchants / addressed
Then the caravan leader addressed the caravan
aya.m kho bho sattho anaya-vyasana.m aapanno yathaa
ta.m tena baalena satthavaahena pari.naayakena.
this / indeed / fellow / caravan / misfortune-disaster
/ fallen upon / just as / this / by that / foolish /
caravan leader / guide
�This caravan has fallen upon misfortune and disaster
due to its foolish leader.
tena hi bho yaan� asmaaka.m satthe appa-saaraani
pa.niiyaani, taani cha.d.detvaa, yaani imasmi.m satthe
mahaa-saaraani pa.niyaani taani aadiyathaa ti.
so / friend / which / in our / caravan / little-value
/ commodities / those / having thrown away / which /
in this / caravan / great-value / commodities / those
/ take / (end-quote)
So, friends, throw away those commodities of little
value in our caravan, and take what is of great value
in that caravan.�