[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: ruDelya' rop'a'

PICHLMANN Christoph Christoph.PICHLMANN at agrana.com
Mon Apr 10 00:51:04 PDT 2017


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>> pIvHa' 		be unhealthy (v)
>> pIv 			be healthy (v)
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>Do we know whether these two verbs apply only to beings, or whether they can be used for i.e. a healthy lifestyle or healthy food? 
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>There's a part of me that wants to translate "the food is healthy" as {pIvmoH Soj}, since it's the people doing the eating who are going to be in good healthy, not the food itself ({qagh} notwithstanding). 
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>-SapIr
At first glance that sounds like "functional food" (or whatever the correct term is) to me - food that is designed/intended to improve your health, not just food that doesn't help detiorate your body.

i.e. I'd imagine something along Yacult rather than an apple. Or maybe medicine?

Christoph


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