Translation of "Story About the Farmer whose Horse Ran Away" (#conlang Challenge of the Week (CotW))
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|Original:||Once there was a farmer whose horse ran away. His neighbor came over to tell him he felt sorry for him, only to be told in return: "Who knows what is good or bad?" It was true. The next day the horse returned, bringing with it eleven wild horses it had met during its adventurous escape. The neighbor came over again, this time to congratulate the farmer on his good fortune. Only to be told once again "Who knows what is good or bad? True this time too; the next day the farmer's son tried to tame one of the wild horses and fell off, breaking his leg. His neighbor came back again one more time to express how bad he felt But for the third time all the farmer had to say was: "Who knows what is good or bad?" And once again the farmer was correct, for this time, the king of that land had started a war and the following day soldiers came by to draft young men into the army, but because of his injury the son was not taken.|
Kixba sagi xagotumep en puko lumolbup ok tosus. xakuu tam lisunrub tam xatesobi pam suko siig kuxi, daw xakuu n buy sobi: mis ket'arin puxab bur wab arayp? ama tunkiisi.