Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

Re: A little help with translation

Expand Messages
  • Deepa Ramesh
    I think the first one means (roughly) You can t run away from death. I have no idea what Chitukuko is though. Deepa ...
    Message 1 of 4 , Jan 26, 2000
    • 0 Attachment
      I think the first one means (roughly) "You can't run away from death." I
      have no idea what "Chitukuko" is though.

      Deepa

      >Message: 6
      > Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2000 20:38:14 -0800
      > From: "Vyrle Owens" <vyrle@...>
      >Subject:
      >
      >25 Jan 2000
      >
      >Dear ujeni linguists,
      >
      >I have two paintings which I purchased in Malawi (just now getting them
      >unpacked) both of which have a word or two the meanings of which I have
      >forgotten.
      >
      >The first is a painting of a man half-way up a tree which is mostly cut-off
      >and falling. In the tree is a deadly snake and on the ground looking up
      >the tree is the hungry lion. The tree is the only tree in the scene and is
      >falling into a body of water where an open mouthed crocidile is eagerly
      >awaiting the tree, snake, and man.
      >
      >The words on the painting are "IMFA SITHAWIKA"
      >
      >The artist is Victor, the date '96.
      >
      >The second is a street/market scene near Salima. Prominently displayed is
      >the CHITUKUKO STORE.
      >
      >I do know what "STORE" means, but "CHITUKUKO???"
      >
      >The artist of this one is Nyale, the date '97.
      >
      >Thanks for your assistance.
      >
      >Vyrle

      ______________________________________________________
      Get Your Private, Free Email at http://www.hotmail.com
    Your message has been successfully submitted and would be delivered to recipients shortly.