Pali - Every few days - [C260]
Warder - Exercise 21 (page 176)
Passages for Reading 2 (Part 20 of 41)
atha kho Vaase.t.thaa a~n~natarassa sattassa
alasa-jaatikassa etad ahosi:
then / indeed / Vasettha (and Bharadvaja) / to a
certain / being / of lazy-nature / this / it was
Then, Vasettha and Bharadvaja, it occurred to a
certain lazy-natured being,
ambho, kim ev-aaha.m viha~n~naami saali.m aaharanto
saaya.m saayam-aasaaya paato paata-raasaaya.
sir / why / just-I / I am troubled / rice / bringing /
evening / evening-meal / morning / morning-meal
Hey, why do I bother myself bringing rice in the
evening for the evening meal, and in the morning for
the morning meal?
yan nuu-n-aaha.m saali.m aahareyya.m sakid eva
what / is it-not-I / rice / I would bring / once /
just / evening-morning-meal / (end-quote)
What if I just gather rice once for both the evening
and morning meals?