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#1 Jul-05-2008 10:22:am

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From the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem, PA

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#2 Jan-13-2009 02:27:pm

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Re: From the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem, PA

hey~what happened ?  This isnt fair hmm

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#3 Jan-13-2009 05:08:pm

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Re: From the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem, PA

Were usually on top of quoting Ray before he has a *delete fart* but some posts get missed. yikes


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#4 Jan-14-2009 11:35:am

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Re: From the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem, PA

I thought something was " smelly" here lol

But it still isnt fair.........

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#5 Jan-14-2009 07:08:pm

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Re: From the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem, PA

otta wrote:

I thought something was " smelly" here lol

But it still isnt fair.........

Fair is a word God invented to keep people confused........ yikes


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#6 Jan-14-2009 07:56:pm

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Re: From the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem, PA

Good grief!  Here it is.  Fabricius would have been an eighth Moravian Lenapist.  He was making good progress in the language, but he was murdered in the first Gnadenhuetten massacre, in November, 1755--several months after writing this.


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BIRTHDAY POEM IN DELAWARE, by George Christian Fabricius

edited by Raymond Whritenour
[1]

Eligisquike
to day

Tschingetsch Eholalan Nimat
when my beloved brother

Christian Seidel

metenakusu nachchinacke attach
fills thirty

guttaasch tchi gahtinnamo
seven years

leekhikeuch nanne
writes this

Geo. Christian Fabricius

metellen attach palenach Febr.
the 15th Febr.

n'gutten kittapachki attach nischasch
tchapachki palenach tchinachche
attach palenach
1755

[2]

Ni nementschi eli pajan,
i rejoice that you are come,

Nimat Seidel, Mahonenk
my brother Seidel, to Mahoni

mattapi yuun, katschi ahan
Stay here, go not away

Ni noolsettammen n'teehenk,
i believe in my heart,

K'hakkai witaheemguun weemi
your person will be to help all

lenappe woak schoannak,
both brown and white brethren,

Wintschi guntalokaalguun ki
therefore has sent you your

Patamaos yuun yolak
Saviour here (and) there

Aabtschi huska ki ktaholel,
Allways much i love you,

ni n'teehenk quawangomel,
in my heart i greet you

[3]

Ki kemetapi nechoha
you are born alone

ingemeewi gakauwi
for ever to lie

dolhenk k'patamaosina,
to the breast of our Saviour,

taat witaue maatpanni.
as a disciple.

Tschingetsch w'tahpoan ke meetschi
when his bread you have

mitsi woak wilum menne,
eaten and his wine drunk,

kimat atta kowansiwi
your brother not forget

ktemaaksu, gatta nanne
the poor, he stands in need of it

n'tamentammen, k'taholi,
i feel you love me,

k'teehewokan k'temaki.
your poor heart.

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#7 Jan-14-2009 07:58:pm

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Re: From the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem, PA

Good grief!

I always like Charlie Brown.

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#8 Jan-14-2009 09:44:pm

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Re: From the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem, PA

sschkaak wrote:

Good grief!  Here it is.  Fabricius would have been an eighth Moravian Lenapist.  He was making good progress in the language, but he was murdered in the first Gnadenhuetten massacre, in November, 1755--several months after writing this.


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BIRTHDAY POEM IN DELAWARE, by George Christian Fabricius

edited by Raymond Whritenour
[1]

Eligisquike
to day

Tschingetsch Eholalan Nimat
when my beloved brother

Christian Seidel

metenakusu nachchinacke attach
fills thirty

guttaasch tchi gahtinnamo
seven years

leekhikeuch nanne
writes this

Geo. Christian Fabricius

metellen attach palenach Febr.
the 15th Febr.

n'gutten kittapachki attach nischasch
tchapachki palenach tchinachche
attach palenach
1755

[2]

Ni nementschi eli pajan,
i rejoice that you are come,

Nimat Seidel, Mahonenk
my brother Seidel, to Mahoni

mattapi yuun, katschi ahan
Stay here, go not away

Ni noolsettammen n'teehenk,
i believe in my heart,

K'hakkai witaheemguun weemi
your person will be to help all

lenappe woak schoannak,
both brown and white brethren,

Wintschi guntalokaalguun ki
therefore has sent you your

Patamaos yuun yolak
Saviour here (and) there

Aabtschi huska ki ktaholel,
Allways much i love you,

ni n'teehenk quawangomel,
in my heart i greet you

[3]

Ki kemetapi nechoha
you are born alone

ingemeewi gakauwi
for ever to lie

dolhenk k'patamaosina,
to the breast of our Saviour,

taat witaue maatpanni.
as a disciple.

Tschingetsch w'tahpoan ke meetschi
when his bread you have

mitsi woak wilum menne,
eaten and his wine drunk,

kimat atta kowansiwi
your brother not forget

ktemaaksu, gatta nanne
the poor, he stands in need of it

n'tamentammen, k'taholi,
i feel you love me,

k'teehewokan k'temaki.
your poor heart.

got it, LOL!!!

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#9 Jan-16-2009 12:33:pm

otta
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Re: From the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem, PA

Oh, dont give me "Good Grief" how am I sposta learn anything while you go deleting it all.  I know how to delete really good.

I liked the birthday poem.

Got anything else?

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#10 Jan-16-2009 12:46:pm

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Re: From the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem, PA

lol Don't mess with otta, sschaak

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#11 Jan-16-2009 01:09:pm

sschkaak
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Re: From the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem, PA

yikes

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