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4.4  The North Wind and the Sun

The North Wind and the Sun were disputing which was the stronger, when
Paranweϕósse Bánat-ja, al nwára-ja gerózne-mo báχas-nójo-la juttaplendίi-nójo táppa,
north.wind.and  sun=nom.stat,  quot  which=nom.stat  strength<rlsc>-int=gen  force=stat=quot  irecp-say-action.state<pst>=stat  when,

a traveler came along wrapped in a warm cloak.
taléwe-mo hábe-zo skalúinuna gepreganendá-wa pranganendé-agáinun.
warmth-mol=gen  cloak=inst<pst>  traveler=nom.act  pass-cmpd-action.state<pst>

They agreed that the one who first succeeded in making the traveler take his cloak off should be considered stronger than the other.
Al gepreganendá-mo hábe-nu tewímne-méza sarkilίununa ta-ejár gerózne-mo báχas-nójo-la aspógnuin.
quot  traveler=gen  cloak=acc  speed<rlsc>-int=mut  caus-unclothed.state-att  count.noun=nom.stat-top  strength<rlsc>-int=gen force=stat=quot  agree<pst>

Then the North Wind blew as hard as he could, but the more he blew the more closely did the traveler fold his cloak around him;
Paranweϕós-ewár gróznet-ϕninénze-ϕnίinon-mére assé, gepreganendá-mo hábe-zo sϕámremon-ja etennespái-nójo.
north.wind=nom.act-top  strength-int-extr-blow-iccl-blow.state=dst  cjprt,  traveler=gen  cloak=inst  rlsc-value-eqt-state<pst>=stat

and at last the North Wind gave up the attempt.
Deadérnet, paranweϕós-ewár dwógren-smuldίirun.
at.last  north.wind-nom.act-top  work-cmpd-stop<pst>

Then the Sun shined out warmly, and immediately the traveler took off his cloak.
Θerpámon, Bánat-war sartalenénze saϕálemuin assé, gepreganendá-wa hábe-nu sarkilúinun muletáppa.
then  sun-nom.act-top  caus-warmth-int-iccl<pst>  cjprt  traveler-nom.act  cloak-acc  caus-clothed.state<pst>   same.time

And so the North Wind was obliged to confess that the Sun was the stronger of the two.
Θerpézan, al Bánat-ja gerózne-mo báχas-nójo-lar paranweϕós-wa taplenθίisuna tóide-mer pίinun.
hereby  quot  sun-nom.stat  strength<rlsc>-int=gen  force=stat=quot-top  north.wind-nom.act  say-cmpd-show<pst>-att  obligation<pst>-dst   change<pst>

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