lipu Nasin la: kasi nanpa 11 pi lipu Nasin Pona

三十辐共一毂 linja mute li wan e sike pi tomo tawa. Thirty spokes join together in the hub.
当其无有车之用 insa pi tomo tawa li ala. tan ni la, jan li kepeken e tomo tawa. It is because of what is not there that the cart is useful.
挺埴以为器 pali e poki la, jan li kepeken ko. Clay is formed into a vessel.
当其无有器之用 insa poki li ala. tan ni la, jan li kepeken e poki. It is because of its emptiness that the vessel is useful.
凿户牖以为室 pali e tomo la, jan li lupa e sinpin. Cut doors and windows to make a room.
当其无有室之用 insa tomo li ala. tan ni la, jan li kepeken e tomo. It is because of its emptiness that the room is useful.
有之以为利 tan pona ona la, jan li kepeken e ijo lon. Therefore, what is present is used for profit.
无之以为用 tan pali ona la, jan li kepeken e weka. But it is in absence that there is usefulness.

linja mute li wan e sike pi tomo tawa. insa pi tomo tawa li ala. tan ni la, jan li kepeken e tomo tawa. pali e poki la, jan li kepeken ko. insa poki li ala. tan ni la, jan li kepeken e poki. pali e tomo la, jan li lupa e sinpin. insa tomo li ala. tan ni la, jan li kepeken e tomo. tan pona ona la, jan li kepeken e ijo lon. tan pali ona la, jan li kepeken e weka.

Sitelen Sitelen Renderer by Olaf Janssen.

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