raja kahe,--"ei vat ami nahi jani
prana kene la-iba, tara dravya cahi ami
raja kahe—the King replied; ei vat—this news; ami—I; nahi jani—do not know; prana—his life; kene—why; la-iba—should I take; tara—his; dravya—money; cahi ami—I want.
The King answered in surprise,"I did not know about all this. Why should his life be taken? I only want the money from him.
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