[tlhIngan Hol] HopHa'

mayqel qunenoS mihkoun at gmail.com
Tue Nov 29 08:08:39 PST 2016

also, how would you translate the {wa'maH yIHmey lI'be'} ? "ten not
useful tribbles" or {ten useless tribbles} ?

I'm inclined to translate it as "ten not useful tribbles", leaving the
{wa'maH yIHmey lI'Ha'} to mean the {ten useless tribbles}.

qunnoH jan puqloD

On Tue, Nov 29, 2016 at 6:04 PM, mayqel qunenoS <mihkoun at gmail.com> wrote:
> maj. time for the next question:
> if instead of the:
> {Daq HopHa’Daq qa’chaj nejlI’ qotar Qempa’QeH je}
> we had the:
> {Daq Hopbe’Daq qa’chaj nejlI’ qotar Qempa’QeH je}
> would there be any difference in meaning ? to me the {Daq Hopbe’}
> sounds like "a not far location", while the {Daq HopHa'} sounds like
> "a misfar location" (whatever the ghe''or this may mean..)
> qunnoH jan puqloD
> On Tue, Nov 29, 2016 at 5:15 PM, SuStel <sustel at trimboli.name> wrote:
>> On 11/29/2016 10:00 AM, mayqel qunenoS wrote:
>> SuStel:
>> Maybe for the same reason the English didn't use nearby?
>> hmm.. is there a rule that in be-verbs used as adjectives someone can
>> place the {-Ha'}, or is this sentence from paq'batlh an exception ?
>> and remind me of something.. in verbs used as adjectives, we can have
>> the {-qu'}, right ? but can we have the {-be'} ?  In the above
>> sentence could there be {Daq Hopbe’Daq qa’chaj nejlI’ qotar Qempa’QeH
>> je} ?
>> We've seen three of the four rovers used as suffixes on adjectival verbs.
>> -qu' appears in The Klingon Dictionary (section 4.4) and is explicitly
>> allowed. -be' first appears in Conversational Klingon in the section on
>> counting as wa'maH yIHmey lI'be'. -Ha' first appears in Klingon for the
>> Galactic Traveler as Duj ngaDHa' in the section on slang. Each type has been
>> used more than once.
>> Clearly, -qu', -be', and -Ha' are all allowed on adjectival verbs. I don't
>> think we've ever seen any other suffixes on such verbs.
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