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--- In [log in to unmask], Sylvia Sotomayor <terjemar@...> wrote:
>
> ...I came upon a passage that just begged to be translated. 
> "I wish to know who it is who wishes us stopped, and moreover, why?"
> 
> "Yes, why? For, if we do not know what we are doing, then it follows
> no one else does either; and, if no one knows what we are going to > do, well then, why is someone so determined to prevent us from 
> doing it?"
> 

Always appreciate exercises containing relative clauses.  Having trouble with those in Senjecas.

I wish to know who it is who wishes us stopped, and moreover, why?
m-us &#312;&#780;um-&#312;&#780;e &#7745;-un ds-a-un tl-u &#7745;itru &#312;&#780;ru-&#312;&#780;e &#7745;ed-u  &#322;l-a:
I-NOM.sg who-ACC.sg-and we-ACC.pl. stop-PASS.PART.-ACC.pl moreover why-and know-SUP wish-IND.
I who-and us to-be-stopped wishes moreover why-and to-know wish

Yes, why?
&#312;mu &#312;&#780;ru:

The only punctuation marks used in translations are a colon to end a sentence, a dash to separate a dependent clause or an absolute expression, and quotation marks () in translations.  In formal documents a middle dot separates words (&#312;mu&#312;&#780;ru).

For, if we do not know what we are doing, then it follows no one else does either;
&#7745;-es hi mdi&#7745;-es n-um &#7745;r&#567;-i&#7745;ed-o nen&#326;-us tu toru &#7745;ed-is&#312;&#780;-a:
we-NOM.sg for if we-NOM.sg it-ACC.sg do-REL know-SUB not no.one.else-NOM.sg either then know-REL follow-IND

No dummy pronouns except for weather expressions.
I'm experimenting with a relative mood (-i).
&#567; = /dz/

and, if no one knows what we are going to do,
n&#312;&#780;-us mdi&#7745;-es n-um pos &#7745;r&#567;-i&#7745;ed-o
no.one-NOM.sg if we it-ACC.sg FUT.PART do-REL  know-SUB

well then, why is someone so determined to prevent us from doing it?
sm-us nu metola &#7745;-es n-um &#7745;r&#567;-i &#312;&#780;ru &#7745;un &#312;mu &#312;su rus sa:
someone well.thenlest we it dowhy us to-prevent so determined is

Independent clauses are not linked by "and".

Charlie