[tlhIngan Hol] jeS

mayqel qunenoS mihkoun at gmail.com
Wed Oct 19 22:56:47 PDT 2016

to lieven:

The part of your original message which is between the lines, is a
direct copy-paste from maltz ? I'm asking in order to write to my
notes who's the source.


On Wed, Oct 19, 2016 at 5:47 PM, Steven Boozer <sboozer at uchicago.edu> wrote:
> Lieven wrote:
>> in preparation of his trip to the qepHom, Maltz has slipped some
>> interesting details about the use of the verb {jeS}:
>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>> The verb {jeS} ("participate") does not take an object. It generally is
>> in a phrase following a phrase saying what the subject of {jeS} is
>> participating in.  All of the following can be translated as "I
>> participate in the qepHom," though the literal meaning of each is
>> distinct:
>> qaStaHvIS qepHom jIjeS ["While the qepHom is happening, I
>> participate"]
>> qaS qepHom ’ej jIjeS  ["The qepHom is happening, and I participate"]
>> qaS qepHom vaj jIjeS  ["The qepHom is happening, so I participate"]
>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------[]
> We can add these to the two previous examples, both from the "Star Trek: The Experience" (STX) communique:
> laS veghaS HIltonDaq «Hov leng: yIjeSchu'» qaSchoHmo',
>   bIlopqu'meH HIlton yIghoS
> Come celebrate the grand opening of "Star Trek: The
>   Experience" at the Las Vegas Hilton. STX
> tera' vatlh DIS poH cha'maH loS bIyIn jeSlaHpa' Hoch
> Be the first to journey to the 24th century. STX
> BTW, nice examples of the difference between {qaS X} and {qaStaHvIS X}.
> --
> Voragh
> tlhIngan ghantoH pIn'a'
> Ca'Non Master of the Klingons
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