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The original English poem was written by Daniel Bowman when he was in college. He posted it to the CONLANG-L mailing list in January 2010.

Orthographic

Asha'ille

[0] Ne Dhamorath Apeijha 'sa Saran

[1] Cáspièv tamael seni.
[2] Ven dhamorath apeijha 'sa saran k'
[3] Emaelîvni en̤i
[4] Ne sulá ramed.

English

[0] The Strange Ecstasy of Creation

[1] I set my pen to paper
[2] And in the strange ecstasy of creation
[3] I write myself
[4] A broken record.

Parts of Speech Legend

adj
adjective
mi
modifier
n
noun
poss
possessive
pro
pro-form
prsn
person
v
verb

Interlinear

orthographic version
morphemic breakdown
IPA pronunciation
part of speech
translation
Ne Dhamorath Apeijha 'sa Saran
ne dhamorath apeijha alun- -sa saran
ðɑˈmoɹɑθ ɑˈpeʒɑ ɑˈlun ˈsɑɹɑn
art adj n mi mi n
OBJ strange ecstasy PREV 1 creation
The Strange Ecstasy of Creation
Cáspièv tamael seni.
cáspièv tamael s- -ni
ˈkɑspiʔɛv tɑˈmel s ni
v n poss prsn
explore writing brush POSS (self)
I set my pen to paper

Rather than use a literal translation, I chose to describe the beginning of the creative process, as the pen (or writing brush, as is culturally appropriate) "explores" the page.

Ven dhamorath apeijha 'sa saran k'
ven dhamorath apeijha alun- -sa saran ken
vɛn ðɑˈmoɹɑθ ɑˈpeʒɑ ɑˈlun ˈsɑɹɑn kɛn
adv adj n mi mi n adv
within strange ecstasy PREV 1 creation (end-within)
And in the strange ecstasy of creation
Emaelîvni en̤i
emaelîv -ni en̤i
ɛˈmelɪv ni ɛnːˈi
v prsn pro
write (self) self
I write myself
Ne sulá ramed.
ne sulá ramed
suˈlɑ ˈɹɑmɛd
art adj n
OBJ broken record
A broken record.

Glossary

alun-mi. PREV
apeijhan. ecstasy
cáspièvv. explore
dhamorathadj. strange
emaelîvv. write
en̤ipro. self
kenadv. (end-within)
neart. OBJ
-niprsn. (self)
ramedn. record
s-poss. POSS
-sami. 1
sarann. creation
suláadj. broken
tamaeln. writing brush
venadv. within