The Worth of That Cow #3『Hans in luck』

Hans in luck(Learn Japanese by reading stories)

And the horse began to trot, and Hans was thrown before he knew what was going to happen, and there he lay in the ditch by the side of the road.

Hans in luck

subject with particle: うまが
dictionary form predicate: はやあし・はじめる
馬が速足を始めました。

subject: ハンスが
predicate: ほうりだす
ハンスが馬から放り出されました。

The horse would have got away but that he was caught by a peasant who was passing that way and driving a cow before him.

Hans in luck

subject: こさくにんが
predicate: つかまえる
modifier:うまを
小作人がその馬を捕まえました。

And Hans pulled himself together and got upon his feet, feeling very vexed.

Hans in luck

subject: ハンスが
predicate: たちあがる
ハンスは立ち上がりました。

"Poor work, riding," said he, "especially on a jade like this, who starts off and throws you before you know where you are, going near to break your neck; never shall I try that game again; now, your cow is something worth having, one can jog on comfortably after her and have her milk, butter, and cheese every day, into the bargain. What would I not give to have such a cow!"

Hans in luck

subject: ハンスが
predicate: あきらめる
modifier: うまにのることを
predicate: ほめる
modifier: うしを・ことばをつくして
ハンスは馬に乗ることを諦めて、言葉を尽くして牛を褒めました。

"Well now," said the peasant, "since it will be doing you such a favour, I don't mind exchanging my cow for your horse."

Hans in luck

subject: こさくにんが
predicate: ていあん・する
modifier: うしと・うまの・こうかんを
小作人は牛と馬の交換を提案しました。

Reference : Household Stories, from the collection of the bros: Grimm(project gutenberg)
translated from the German by Lucy Crane
Japanese grammar and condensed translation

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