[tlhIngan Hol] We got words for a Spiral, now what to do with them...

mayqel qunenoS mihkoun at gmail.com
Wed Aug 16 01:50:15 PDT 2017

> Antares vertaHbogh vIHtaHghach'a'
> I'm not fond of this; it looks like a very forced -ghach. How about just saying Antares mI'rab'a'

What do you mean by saying "a very forced -ghach" ?


On Wed, Aug 9, 2017 at 9:01 PM, nIqolay Q <niqolay0 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 9, 2017 at 1:46 PM, SuStel <sustel at trimboli.name> wrote:
>> On 8/9/2017 1:39 PM, mayqel qunenoS wrote:
>> maj !
>> And finally, would you accept {pov Dung}, for the "area above is
>> excellent" ?
>> Yes, with the caveat that if Hay typically requires a companion noun,
>> maaaaaaaaybe the other "area" nouns do too, but I wouldn't hold anyone to
>> it, including myself.
> It might just be a semantic issue. Other locational nouns seem to either
> imply a direction or are used with an implied {naDev}, so something like
> {DungDaq} on its own could perhaps be used for "upwards, towards a general
> above-area" or "above here". But the notion of "beyond" doesn't really imply
> a direction, and it's defined relative to "here" so you'd need to reference
> a second point. With the right context you could probably get away with a
> lone {Hay}. {HayDaq ngem wIchIq} makes sense to me, for instance.
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