[sword-devel] Partial Strong's and Robinson's <w>
mcepl at redhat.com
Mon Mar 5 04:00:37 MST 2012
When I have finally CzeCSP in some shape, I am going through remaining
smaller (or more complicated) issues. One of them are special elements
marking things which are difficult to translate to Czech. E.g., I have
<clen> (that’s “article” in Czech) which marks a definite article
(otherwise not available in Czech, no Slavic language has articles,
except for Bulgarians) for words Bůh (God), duch (spirit), slovo (word)
and pravda (truth). So for example in Mt 1:23 reads in the original
source file (with some other elements, not relevant for this example):
Hle, ta panna otěhotní a porodí syna a dají mu jméno Immanuel
což v překladu znamená: <clen>Bůh</clen> s námi.
(particular verse is translated into KJV as)
Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a
son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being
interpreted is, <clen>God</clen> with us.
(interestingly even English translations don't have a definite article
here, although of course they could, but the questions of translation
are not my concern).
I have created this XSLT template for this:
(i.e., add in front of the particular <w> element for the Greek word
“ho” which is the definite article).
Similarly, the Czech translation doesn't distinguish well between
original Greek words “sarx” and “soma” (which are however quite
important for understanding St. Paul’s theology) so there are special
elements <sarx> and <soma> (and some others) which I translate simply as:
My question is whether it is right to mark in OSIS only something like
10 words with Strong's numbers and Robinson's morphology, or should I
stick with (what's in the printed Bible) various marks like *, ⁆, ⁅, † etc.?
Similar question is element <spoj> (from Czech “union” == “spojení”).
When the Greek expression needs to be present in multiple words, they
are in majority cases marked by the element <spoj>. E.g., Mt 3:17
<spoj>který</spoj> <spoj>říkal</spoj>, literally “which was saying”.
Is there a way how to mark this with OSIS tags?
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