Late Introductions

Irina Rempt irina at valdyas.org
Fri Jun 28 05:55:46 EDT 2002


On Friday 28 June 2002 10:15, liril at gmx.net wrote:

> Irina wrote:
> > --
> > Vesta veran, terna puran, farenin.         
> > http://www.valdyas.org/irina Beginnen can ick, volherden wil ick,
> > volbringhen sal ick.
>
> That's dutch? (The second line, of course ;-)

Seventeenth-century Dutch. It's on a house in Haarlem:

http://www.valdyas.org/irina/plaatjes/beghinnen.jpg

It means "I can begin, I want to persevere, I shall succeed" (so does 
the first line, in Ilaini, the language I've made up). It's one of the 
Words I Live By.

   Irina

-- 
Vesta veran, terna puran, farenin.          http://www.valdyas.org/irina
Beginnen can ick, volherden wil ick, volbringhen sal ick.

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