[tlhIngan Hol] [KLBC] Can you use several adjective-verbs for the same noun?

Aurélie Demonchaux demonchaux.aurelie at gmail.com
Sat Oct 1 02:37:29 PDT 2016


> If in the future you have a question that you think is of basic or
> beginners' relevance, then please continue to use the KLBC tag. Otherwise,
> as you say, feel free not to do so so that no one feels obligated to wait.
> As we've all said, your Klingon capabilities are marvelous given that you
> have just begun! Keep it up! Qapla'!

​Ok thanks a lot, I'll make sure to follow your recommendation, and keep on
learning! :)

Thanks, I'll make a good note of the {X-bogh N 'ej Y-bogh} construction for
the future.

Qapla' !


2016-10-01 3:06 GMT+02:00 Alan Anderson <qunchuy at alcaco.net>:

> On Thu, Sep 29, 2016 at 9:23 AM, Aurélie Demonchaux
> <demonchaux.aurelie at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Looking at the TKD’s adjective section, I could see that all the examples
> > only have 1 adjective per noun.
> >
> > So what happens if you want to describe something which has several
> > attributes within a sentence?
> Klingon for the Galactic Traveler gives a clear answer to this
> question. In the section on visual arts and colors (page 82), it tells
> us that multiple adjectival verbs are not put on the same noun. The
> example of how to do this is {SuDbogh Dargh 'ej wovbogh} "the tea
> which is {SuD} and light" (describing yellow tea). If the attributes
> are all of the same importance, use the {X-bogh N 'ej Y-bogh}
> phrasing. If you think one of them is more part of the essential
> nature of what you are talking about, there shouldn't be a problem
> using that one in an adjectival way.
> -- ghunchu'wI'
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