Thursday, May 25, 2006

Shi1 Shi2 Shi3 Shi4 - All that Shis

Okay.. Those who knows mandarin, it's your time to try this out. Extract taken from one olden chinese text. Prepare to 大吐血吧!

施氏食狮史
石室诗士施氏,嗜食狮,誓食十狮.氏时时适市视狮.十时,氏适市,适十狮适市.是时,氏视是十
狮,恃十石矢势,似是十狮逝世.氏拾是十狮尸适石室,石室湿,似侍试拭石室,石室拭,氏始试
食是十狮尸,是时,氏始识事是事实.

Got meaning de k. I shall now attempt to decipher the code here. lol

施氏食狮史

History of a man surnamed Shi eating lion. (Title)

石室诗士施氏

The man in the story called upon himself a 石室诗士. In other sense a poet.

嗜食狮

His favourite passtime is none other than eating lions.

誓食十狮

He swears to eat 10 lions.

氏时时适市视狮

Shi always head to the market place to view lions.

十时,氏适市,适十狮适市

10 times (Not sure yah), he visited the market place.

是时,氏视是十狮

At this time, he saw 10 lions.

恃十石矢势,似是十狮逝世

......, looks like 10 lions have been dead.


K! I give up! It's too tough. Someone care to explain. Lol~~!

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