[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: 'arHentInya'

David Holt kenjutsuka at live.com
Thu Nov 10 21:47:24 PST 2016

jatlh Leiven:

> Am 10.11.2016 um 22:07 schrieb David Holt:
> > Lieven, is it possible a spelling error slipped in here? Surely it's
> > 'arHentIyna'
> c) Note that many countries typically end with {-ya'} in Klingon,
> including {qarDaSya'} and {romuluSya'} so I'm sure it's not a typo. At
> the qepHom 2016, we even talked about that (-ya' ending) while looking
> at the list because someone said that "Slovakia" should be SIlovaqya' or
> so, but when we checked the original Name of Slovakia, it was clear that
> it's right with {SIlovenISqa'}. During that session, Okrand pointed at
> the repeated {-ya'} with other countries. So I'm quite sure he intended
> to say {'arHentInya'}. If not, I think we're stuck with it now :-)

At the same time that I sent the previous email I also contacted Dr. Okrand since I wasn't sure where the {Qaghqoq} had happened.  He responded with a very similar explanation.  Thank you for your response.  DopDaq qul yIchenmoH QobDI' ghu'.

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