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    More Pali - Every few days - [C189] Warder - Exercise 19 (page 145) Passages for Reading 2 (Part 10 of 19) eva.m vutte Kuu.tadanto braahma.no te braahma.ne
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      More Pali - Every few days - [C189]
      Warder - Exercise 19 (page 145)
      Passages for Reading 2 (Part 10 of 19)

      eva.m vutte Kuu.tadanto braahma.no te braahma.ne etad
      avoca:
      this / having been said / Kutadanta / the Brahmin /
      thus / spoke
      When this was said, the Brahmin Kutadanta said:

      tena hi bho mama pi su.naatha yathaa mayam eva
      arahaama ta.m bhavanta.m Gotama.m dassanaaya
      upasa.mkamitu.m,
      well then / sir / to me / too / listen / just as / we
      / thus / are fitting / this / honourable / Gotama / to
      see / to approach
      “Well then, gentlemen, listen to me: indeed it is
      fitting that we go to see the honourable Gotama,

      na tv’ eva arahati so bhava.m Gotamo amhaaka.m
      dassanaaya upasa.mkamitu.m.
      not / definitely / it is fitting / the / honourable /
      Gotama / us / to see / to approach
      and it is definitely not fitting that the honourable
      Gotama come to see us.

      sama.no khalu bho Gotamo Khaa.numata.m anuppatto,
      Khaa.numate viharati Ambala.t.thikaaya.m.
      the wanderer / indeed / Gotama / Khanumata / arrived /
      in Khanumata / is living / at Ambalatthika
      The wanderer Gotama has arrived in Khanumata and is
      living here at Ambalatthika,

      ye kho pana ke ci sama.naa vaa braahma.naa vaa
      amhaaka.m gaama-kkhetta.m aagacchanti atithii no te
      honti.
      which / indeed / then / whatever / wanderers / or /
      Brahmins / or / us / village-field / they come /
      guests / our / they / are
      and whatever wanderers or Brahmins come to our village
      and fields are our guests.

      atithii kho pan’ amhehi sakkaatabbaa garukaatabbaa
      maanetabbaa puujetabbaa.
      guests / indeed / then / by us / should be entertained
      / should be shown respect / should be revered / should
      be honoured
      Indeed guests should be entertained, shown respect,
      revered and honoured by us.

      Metta, John
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