At 21:02 -0400 2004-07-30, Peter T. Daniels wrote:

> > Any translation of any text is a translation.
>The Qur'an is by definition untranslatable and inimitable.

Don't be obtuse. Any text in any language can be translated into
another language so long as there is a person who understands both

>Next you'll be mocking belief in transsubstantiation.

I'm a Buddhist. I don't "believe" in transubstantiation. But that has
nothing to do with whether as set of sentences in the Arabic language
can be translated into a set of sentences in another language,
whether that is English, or Tamazight, or Mandenkan, or Polish, or
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