[tlhIngan Hol] The latlh

mayqel qunenoS mihkoun at gmail.com
Mon Nov 28 08:52:59 PST 2016

DaH jIyaj. Satlho' !

qunnoH jan puqloD

On Mon, Nov 28, 2016 at 6:29 PM, Lieven <levinius at gmx.de> wrote:
> The basic problem here is that {latlh} is a noun in Klingon, but can be
> translated in several ways, depending on what you mean. This still is not
> visible in English, but in German for instance, capitalization makes clear:
> Noun: (as in "where are the others?")
> {latlh}
> "the other"
> der Andere
> vs
> Indefinite pronoun, meaning "a different thing"
> {latlh loD}
> "the other man" (so "not this man")
> der andere Mann
> And then we even have the meaning of "more": "I'd like another beer".
> I'm sure I may be mixing some semantical/linguistics terms here, but I hope
> that my message came trough: different ideas combined in ony Klingon word,
> but they seem all to work the way we guess they do.
> --
> Lieven L. Litaer
> aka Quvar valer 'utlh
> Grammarian of the KLI
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