red like smoke (razorsmile) wrote in linguaphiles,
red like smoke

Introductory Post - and a Question.

Hi, I go by razorsmile around here and I know English and Igbo fluently. My French is minimal to non-existent, my Spanish marginally better.

Um, that's about it.


Now the question: I was listening to a Lord Dunsany story called "The Worm and the Angel" last night. The eponymous characters have a brief conversation where the worm boasts of being the end of all things. The angel responds with: "Be dakeon para Thina poluphloisboio Thalassaes." And the worm is defeated.

From context, it's almost certainly something on hope or birth or the beauty of ephemeralness. Still, I'd like a translation if possible. Thanks.

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