[tlhIngan Hol] expressing ten minutes before dawn

mayqel qunenoS mihkoun at gmail.com
Thu Dec 21 07:00:51 PST 2017


lieven:
> At this point, I see Q from TNG who says "You still think like a
> Human".

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On Dec 21, 2017 16:57, "Lieven" <levinius at gmx.de> wrote:

> Am 21.12.2017 um 11:54 schrieb mayqel qunenoS:
>
>> Anyway, seemingly/apparently, we can't adequately express these kinds of
>> phrases in klingon.
>>
>> Which is kind of strange, since "ten minutes before dawn" is a very
>> simple thing to say.
>>
>
> From a linguistic or semantic point of view, "ten minutes before dawn" is
> NOT an easy thing, and it doesn't make much sense standing alone. This
> phrase contains lots of words that can be intepreted in several ways, and
> the phrase is missing an action, which makes it very complicated to express
> in Klingon.
>
> At this point, I see Q from TNG who says "You still think like a Human".
>
> :-)
>
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