[tlhIngan Hol] Sentence as object using {'oH}

Lieven levinius at gmx.de
Thu Aug 24 08:49:11 PDT 2017

> On 8/24/2017 10:34 AM, Lieven wrote:
>> quSDaq bIba'. Thanks for making this addition. That's the obvious 
>> thing I had in mind, but did not write down.

Am 24.08.2017 um 16:55 schrieb SuStel:
> Careful! I don't think you intended this, but *quSDaq ba'* has the 
> connotation of disparaging the listener. It's the Klingon equivalent of 
> rolling your eyes and saying, "Well, duh!"

I surely did not intend this. But it's true that I wanted to point at 
something obvious. Just without rolling my eyes. So more like "That's 
obvious what you said" or "of course you're right".

Actually, I didn't know (or remember) it was so negative.

HIvqa' veqlargh.

Lieven L. Litaer
aka Quvar valer 'utlh
Grammarian of the KLI

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