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  • Chestiile cu pricina s-ar cheama “mese/masute de infasat” in limba noastra romaneasca.

    Outlandish Storing Cabinet, Milan 2010

  • Astfel avem Evanghelii scrise în greacă limba cea mai larg răspândită în partea de est a Imperiului Roman şi nu în aramaică, limba maternă a lui Isus.

    Noi Am Privit Slava Lui (Ioan 1.1-18)

  • Dacă unii dintre dumneavoastră aţi citit o traducere mai veche ale Bibliei, iar apoi aţi citit una mai recentă fie în limba română, fie în engleză, probabil că aţi observat că există locuri unde unele cuvinte sunt schimbate, unde lipsesc fraze sau altele sunt adăugate, sau alte asemenea schimbări.

    Noi Am Privit Slava Lui (Ioan 1.1-18)

  • Dar în limba aramaică, acelaşi cuvânt avea şi sensul de a răstigni – a ridica în sens literal pe lemn.

    Noi Am Privit Slava Lui (Ioan 1.1-18)

  • Even before I was big enough to go on the swing, my mother would sit me down in the dark red dust by the trunk of the limba so I could watch the big children swinging.

    Little Bee

  • This was a big old limba tree and it grew a little way apart from our homes, near to the schoolhouse.

    Little Bee

  • I sat in between the roots of my limba tree and I laughed while I watched Nkiruka swinging back and fro, back and fro.

    Little Bee

  • The moon shone on the limba tree and it gleamed on the old broken Peugeot and it sparkled on the ghost of the Mercedes.

    Little Bee

  • Until I was fourteen years old my country was three cassava fields and a limba tree.

    Little Bee

  • Our TV was just a wooden frame around where the screen used to be, and the frame sat in the red dust underneath the limba tree, and my sister Nkiruka used to put her head inside the frame to do the pictures.

    Little Bee

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  • "Language" in Sardu.

    October 13, 2009

  • "At the trading depot in Sierra Leone, a short river emptied into the Atlantic where a peninsula thrust into the ocean. Along the coast and going a hundred miles inland lived the Limba, Kono, Mende, Susu, Temne, and Vai tribes, among others."
    —Edward Ball, Slaves in the Family (NY: Ballantine Books, 1998), 192

    October 13, 2009