[tlhIngan-Hol] Personal Preferences and use of {HIja'} or {HISlaH}

Christa Hansberry chransberry at gmail.com
Thu Jun 2 13:43:13 PDT 2016

I can't decide which one to use; my brain just freezes up at the prospect
of a decision like that! So my solution is to just always say no. :-Ъ

Just kidding...


*Verbing AWESOMES language!*

On Thu, Jun 2, 2016 at 12:46 PM, qe'San <qeSan at btinternet.com> wrote:

> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Lieven [mailto:levinius at gmx.de]
> > Sent: Monday, May 30, 2016 11:39 AM
> > To: tlhingan-hol at stodi.digitalkingdom.org
> > Subject: Re: [Tlhingan-hol] Conversational klingon and the use of {nuq}
> >
> > Am 30.05.2016 um 12:27 schrieb mayqel qunenoS:
> > > the longer a klingon sentence is, the happier I get !
> >
> > That sounds like those people who prefer {HISlaH} over {HIja'} simply
> because they enjoy knowing another word (since HIja' can also mean "tell
> me").
> Just curious regards other's use of {HISlaH} and {HIja'}.  I know there's
> no
> difference and correct me if I'm wrong but personally I like {HIja'} and
> especially with the glottal stop cutting off it's short and sweet well
> befitting  any enthusiastic yes as opposed to a {HISlaH} which I personally
> prefer for  a reluctant yes  like I'm saying yes but swearing under my
> breath as I do so ;-)
> Do other people just use the one they prefer, randomly use either or some
> other personal rule of thumb?
> qe'San
> aka Jonathan Brown
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