Prussian love poem
Twāise etswaikstisnā en spīgelu
Ast māise ukawalna pōezija,
Adder spīs, beggi tenā iznīksta,
Kāigi māise panzdaumanin "As mīli ten".
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My love poem into an old prussian version (borusse).... The language of Prussians poeople, between the Vistula and the Niemen. It is there that she hides in the depths of a verdant countryside.
This language belongs to the western Baltic group of Indo-European languages. The dialect of East Prussia, which was practically extinct after the departure of the Germanic population which inhabited it, contained a base of old Prussian. We have written traces of the old Prussian dating back to the 17th century. The existence of an old Baltic-Slavic community explains the common features between Baltic and Slavic languages.