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 Post subject: Translation please
PostPosted: Sun Jun 19, 2016 2:41 am 
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Homo? Humus.
Fama? Fumus.
Finis? Cinis!

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 Post subject: Re: Translation please
PostPosted: Sun Jun 19, 2016 6:13 am 
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Man? Dirt.
Fame? Vapor.
The end? Ashes.

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 Post subject: Re: Translation please
PostPosted: Sun Jun 19, 2016 8:02 am 
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Obi-Wan Kenobi wrote:
Man? Dirt.
Fame? Vapoe.
The end? Ashes.
Vapor. Rub?

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 Post subject: Re: Translation please
PostPosted: Sun Jun 19, 2016 11:03 am 
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I think the more appropriate translation is:

Man is dust.
Fame is smoke.
Ashes is the end.

See the following:

http://www.conviviobookworks.com/blog/h ... nis-cinis/

Fumus can mean smoke besides vapor.

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 Post subject: Re: Translation please
PostPosted: Mon Jun 20, 2016 9:20 am 
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lbt wrote:
I think the more appropriate translation is:

Man is dust.
Fame is smoke.
Ashes is the end.

See the following:

http://www.conviviobookworks.com/blog/h ... nis-cinis/

Fumus can mean smoke besides vapor.

No, I think Father did a better job. As given it is a set of Q & A, and that is lost in your version

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