Friday, September 19, 2008

From the land of the long white cloud

Elissa is back from Middle-Earth--and tea with Margaret Mahy, who apparently lives in a cliff. For today's pop quiz, translate and i.d. the following:

"Ki raro au!" hei tā ikā.
E kore pai ki āu!
Ki raro!" hei tā ikā
"E KORE au hia takā!"


JLH said...

I wish I could.

Melinda said...

Yeah, I guess I don't hang out in the South Seas enough. Bummer!

Ifahren said...

All right, I'll bite. Sounds like Jabberwocky to me. Rhythmically, anyway. Looking forward to hearing what it really is...

Roger Sutton said...

It's from the Maori edition of The Cat in the Hat.