[tlhIngan Hol] As soon as I had tickled the dog

mayqel qunenoS mihkoun at gmail.com
Mon Aug 22 12:17:48 PDT 2016

> Is that understandable? (@mayqel)

yes ! I think I'm beginning to understand the theory of using aspect in

I will apply all this in my next story and see how it goes.

I will have this question in mind: "at the time the sentence is taking
place, is the event completed or not ?".

and we'll see how it goes.

DaH, jIQong !

Quvar SuStel je, tuQaHta'' 'e' bonIDmo', Satlho'.

ghogh HablI'wIjvo' vIngeHta'

On 22 Aug 2016 10:02 p.m., "Lieven" <levinius at gmx.de> wrote:

> Am 22.08.2016 um 19:39 schrieb mayqel qunenoS:
>> If I'm writing a passage, which clearly concerns a number of completed
>> events, do I need to repeat the {-pu'} on every verb, or just once or
>> twice suffices ?
> I just answered this, but I found a different answer:
> In Klingon, repetition is no problem at all. We try to avoid it in
> English, but in Klingon is quite usual - and even mandatory - to repeat
> syllable where needed:
> {pItSa' vIje'ta', vIvutta' 'ej vISopta'.}
> Anyone disagree?
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