[tlhIngan Hol] HopHa'

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Tue Nov 29 08:10:54 PST 2016

On 11/29/2016 11:04 AM, mayqel qunenoS 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..)

I think *Hopbe'* means /not far, but not necessarily close either, 
though it could be,/ while *HopHa'* means /the opposite of far./ The 
English /not far,/ on the other hand, carries a connotation of /near/ 
that Klingon *Hopbe'* does not.


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