[tlhIngan Hol] <<poSayDon>> vImughlI'
a.appleyard at btinternet.com
Mon Jan 16 21:27:10 PST 2017
About using words with extended ranges, there are English examples:-
"For a kickoff" for "for a start" used where football is not involved. (British usage)
"Under my thumb" and "wrapped around my little finger" started in falconry and referred to the route of a hawk's leash when it is sitting on my fist.
Usage could easily extend from the start of an opera to the starts of other things.
>From : sustel at trimboli.name
Date : 16/01/2017 - 15:16 (GMTST)
To : tlhingan-hol at lists.kli.org
Subject : Re: [tlhIngan Hol] <<poSayDon>> vImughlI'
On 1/16/2017 2:03 AM, Felix Malmenbeck
would have been better. A
bI'reS is the beginning of some artistic
performance, not a job.
While I don't necessarily
disagree with you, paq'batlh (paq'raD, Canto 14, Stanza 6)
does give a precedent for using bI'reS as a timestamp.
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