Translator: Maria Bara and Thede Kahl
Ah, Amirãrush njic, duchii niheam cãti niheam njica a ta banã melancolicã. Multu chiro nu avushi altã harauã cã mashi ascãpitata a soarlui. Ãnvitsai aestã, patra dzuã, tahina, cãndu-nj dzãseshi: Mi ariseashti multu ascãpitata a soarlui.
Oh, little prince! Bit by bit I came to understand the secrets of your sad little life. For a long time you had found your only entertainment in the quiet pleasure of looking at the sunset. I learned that new detail on the morning of the fourth day, when you said to me: I am very fond of sunsets.