[tlhIngan Hol] I'm not bying
sustel at trimboli.name
Wed Jul 19 10:20:35 PDT 2017
On 7/19/2017 1:10 PM, mayqel qunenoS wrote:
> pIj, HaSta jIHDaq amerI'qa' Da'wI'pu' vIlegh; ja'chuq Da'wI'pu'vam 'ej
> latlh pon 'e' nID wa'.
I'm going to make a stylistic suggestion here: say *wa' pon 'e' nID
latlh.* It's unclear who the /other/ is before you find out there's a /one./
> 'ach, HarQo'chugh latlh, vaj jatlh I'm not bying. reH, mu'tlheghvam
> vIparHa'qu'. jangmeH mu'tlheghvam ghaj 'elaDya' Hol 'e' vIjInbej..
> SKI: I really like the american/english phrase "I'm not bying", in
> order to express "I'm not convinced.
The phrase is /I'm not buying it,/ where /it/ refers to the explanation
you're not convinced about.
Klingon has a similar expression: *latlh HIvje'Daq 'Iw HIq bIr yIqang*/I
don't believe you, maybe someone else will./
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