[tlhIngan Hol] Expressing "many times" workaround

mayqel qunenoS mihkoun at gmail.com
Sun Jan 1 09:33:46 PST 2017

hahaha ! hahahaha ! you got me !

qunnoH jan puqloD
ghoghwIj HablI'vo' vIngeHta'

On 1 Jan 2017 6:54 pm, "SuStel" <sustel at trimboli.name> wrote:

> On 1/1/2017 11:30 AM, mayqel qunenoS wrote:
> many times in the past I have been wanting to find a way to express "many
> times".
> now, I am certain that someone will say "what's wrong with {pIj} or {roD}
> ?"
> and the answer is, that there is nothing wrong with them. however, apart
> the subtle difference between "often/many times/customarily", there is
> another reason for needing this alternate way of expression.
> if you are writing a long post, you need to have alternate ways of
> expressing the same thing, in order to be able to avoid repeating the same
> word over and over. so, the more alternate ways of expression we have the
> better.
> now, in order to demonstrate this wonderful workaround that came to mind,
> lets use an example inspired by the recent tragic events which took place
> at another thread..
> "many times I have told you I will never again use punctuation marks".
> before today, the only ways I could translate this would be:
> {pIj qajatlhta', not ghItlhmeH mu'tlhegh Degh vIlo'qangqa'}
> or
> {roD qajatlhta', not ghItlhmeH mu'tlhegh Degh vIlo'qangqa'}
> however, there is an additional way of saying this:
> {SaDlogh qajatlhta', not ghItlhmeH mu'tlhegh Degh vIlo'qangqa'}
> a thousand times I have told you, I will never again use punctuation marks.
> of course, instead of {SaDlogh}, we can say {vatlhlogh} {netlhlogh},
> {'uy'logh} and so on.
> while writing, because I often wanted to say "many times", I was dying to
> be able to write {law'logh}, but of course I couldn't.
> luckily, now I found a way to compensate. maj. another problem solved..
> Qapla' !
> *qajatlhta' 'ej qajatlhta' 'ej qajatlhta'* --> {([ *,* ])} <-- OOPS *not*
> *punctuation** vIlo'qa'*
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