[tlhIngan Hol] When we return from the battlefield, who will we be then ?

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Wed Jun 29 06:08:23 PDT 2016

On 6/29/2016 3:22 AM, mayqel qunenoS wrote:
> ghunchu'wI':
>> {...maHar : ngeD yIn.} That's not normal Klingon grammar. I've noticed
>> you doing things like this a lot lately, and it's something you need
>> to fix. There is nothing wrong with the syntax, but the meaning you
>> seem to be going for should be written using a Sentence As Object
>> construction: {ngeD yIn 'e' wIHar.}
> I was trying to avoid using the SAO, because I feel it is the only
> thing in klingon which is not direct.
> Unlike in english, where we say : "we believe that..", in klingon one
> must first make a statement, then take a coffee break, then say the
> {'e'} - without the reader/listener - knowing that it will actually
> come, and only then continue with the rest of the SAO.

It's important to remember that the form of SAO is not [S1]*'e'* [S2]; 
it's [S1] [S2], where the object inside [S2] is *'e'.* *'e'* is not a 


-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.kli.org/pipermail/tlhingan-hol-kli.org/attachments/20160629/4824943f/attachment-0003.htm>

More information about the tlhIngan-Hol mailing list