[tlhIngan Hol] Vanitas Vanitatum et Omnia Vanitas

mayqel qunenoS mihkoun at gmail.com
Sat Oct 8 00:12:33 PDT 2016

> Do you understand the sentence you quoted?
> Do you know what "time period" means

What I do understand, is that numerous times on this list the {'op ret} has
been used without anyone objecting.

So, lets agree to disagree on this one.

ghogh HablI'wIjvo' vIngeHta'

On 8 Oct 2016 7:03 a.m., "nIqolay Q" <niqolay0 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 7, 2016 at 11:12 PM, Alan Anderson <qunchuy at alcaco.net> wrote:
>> On Fri, Oct 7, 2016 at 7:50 PM, nIqolay Q <niqolay0 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> {'op} just means "some, an unspecified amount". It isn't a time period
>> >> like {rep} or {Hogh}. {'op ret} "some ago" is not a complete idea.
>> >
>> > I think you might be out of the loop a bit. At the latest qep'a', MO
>> > explicitly gave examples that {'op ret} and {'op pIq} were used for "at
>> some
>> > time in the past/future". It's the first image here:
>> > http://www.kli.org/activities/qepmey/qepa-chamah-wejdich/new-words/
>> I am very much in the loop. I was there at qep'a', and I have a copy
>> of the booklet from which those images were produced. I read that part
>> as saying that {pa'logh} and {tuch} are the preferred terms, in
>> contrast to {'op ret} and {'op pIq}. That is why I called the {'op
>> ret} phrase "odd".
>> I might be misinterpreting it, and I'm trying to reread it without
>> prejudice.
> I interpreted that passage as just clarifying that the new terms for
> past/future weren't used for time stamps, and that if you wanted a time
> stamp referencing the general past/future you would use the {'op ret/pIq}
> phrasing.
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