[tlhIngan Hol] A thought on the irrealis construction

De'vID de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com
Mon Nov 7 01:54:58 PST 2016

On 7 November 2016 at 10:36, Lieven <levinius at gmx.de> wrote:
> Am 07.11.2016 um 10:31 schrieb De'vID:
>> It would be very weird, at this point, to get any more (let's say,
>> "modern {ta' Hol}") suffixes, considering the volume of canon we have.
>> What are the chances that a commonplace suffix would fail to appear in
>> important Klingon works such as {paq'batlh} and {Hamlet}?
> Yes, true, but on the other hand - think of how many words were "discovered"
> after the translation of Hamlet!
> They didn't even have a word for "sun" :-)

SorHa'chu' neH SeQpIr. jul {mu'} Sovba'.

In fact, SeQpIr's use of the word "sun" in the name of his famous play
{romyo' julyet je} is one of the clearer signs of Federation forgery.
The line "Juliet is the sun" is a pun in the original Klingon which is
lacking in the inferior Federation reproduction.


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