Which is the correct sentence?


#1

The “sheep carts” signifies the Learning, the “deer carts” signifies the Realisation and the “ox carts” signifies the Bodhisattva.

I have rephrased the above sentence as follows. Please let me know which sentence is the correct one. Thanks.

  1. The “sheep carts” signifies the Learning, the “deer carts” the Realisation and the “ox carts” the Bodhisattva.
  2. The “sheep carts” signifies the Learning; the “deer carts”, the Realisation; and the “ox carts”, the Bodhisattva.

#2

I prefer sentence 1, though as an American, I would put an Oxford comma after “Realisation”.


#3

It is funny, here in the US, a deer cart is apparently a cart you use to haul your dead deer home after you have shot it: