Re: [hackers-il] Recent Work on "The Pope Died on Sunday"
- On Sun, 10 Jul 2005 10:52:18 +0300, Shlomi Fish <shlomif@...>
> On Sunday 10 July 2005 10:01, Orna Agmon wrote:"hiskil laasot X"
>> Haya maspik hacham kedey lo laasot X
> Hmmm... that's interesting. Of course, translated into English it would
> be "He
> was smart/wise enough not to do X." The problem is that smart/wise is a
> static adjective while "knew" is a temporal verb, and so some of the
> is still lost. But it may be the closest thing yet.
Although it's sort of archaic, so it does lose the zing.