[tlhIngan Hol] With regards to invectives

André Müller esperantist at gmail.com
Wed Jul 19 08:33:43 PDT 2017

I think the difference between them is that one is just an exclamation and
cannot be used as a part of a sentence, while the other is essentially a
noun that can be used to describe someone, which can be used as a subject,
object, etc. and can potentially receive suffixes.

- André

On 19 Jul 2017 9:54 p.m., "qurgh lungqIj" <qurgh at wizage.net> wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 19, 2017 at 11:14 AM, mayqel qunenoS <mihkoun at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Is an invective word the same with a curse word ?
>> For example, is there any difference between the {baQa'} and the {QI'yaH}
>> ?
> If there is, we don't know what it would be.
> Is there any difference between "arsehole" and "dickhead", or "damn it"
> and "bloody hell"?  Not that I know of. They are just words and phrases
> used to insult or show annoyance/frustration/pain/etc.
> What about in Greek? I'm sure there are words that you use as insults to
> people that aren't taken to mean what the word(s) might literally mean. :)
> qurgh
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