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Re: [Pali] welcome new members

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  • Robert Didham
    Hi John Yes but not as bad as a published translation many years ago of a work into Russian that translated the English expression out of sight, out of mind
    Message 1 of 6 , Jan 8, 2002
      Hi John
      Yes but not as bad as a published translation many years ago of a work into
      Russian that translated the English expression "out of sight, out of mind"
      into Russian as "invisible idiot"!!

      Cheers
      Robert

      >From: John Kelly <palistudent@...>
      >Reply-To: Pali@yahoogroups.com
      >To: Dimitry <Pali@yahoogroups.com>
      >Subject: Re: [Pali] welcome new members
      >Date: Tue, 8 Jan 2002 13:13:55 -0800 (PST)
      >
      >Hi Dimitry,
      >Thanks very much for your support.
      >That's wonderful that you've translated Gair into
      >Russian! It appears you'll be a wonderful resource as
      >I work through the book.
      >I like your web-site too, but I wish I could read
      >Russian! Thanks for the translation site link. That
      >helps a lot, but it does come up with some pretty
      >bizarre translations. Did you know that PALI in the
      >cyrillic alphabet gets translated to HAVING FALLEN?
      >
      >Much metta to you,
      >John
      >
      >--- "������� ��������� (Dimitry Ivakhnenko)"
      ><sangha@...> wrote:
      > > Hi John,
      > >
      > > Congratulations with graduating Lily de Silva's Pali
      > > College!
      > >
      > > I would be first to join you in Gair and
      > > Karunatillake Pali
      > > University. Translating it in Russian, I work
      > > through it attentively,
      > > and will be able to provide the links to all the
      > > suttas included in
      > > this textbook, and to English translation when it is
      > > available.
      > >
      > > With metta,
      > > Dimitry
      > >
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