[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: logh chal je 'angweD

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Mon Mar 13 04:24:59 PDT 2017

On 3/12/2017 10:57 PM, ghunchu'wI' 'utlh wrote:
>> Even more confusing is adding "building" to the end as a museum is already a building.
> Not quite. In English, a museum is usually understood to be a building, but it can also be a more abstract organization. In Klingon, it seems that {'angweD} has the abstract meaning as primary, and adding {qach} is the normal way to get across what in English is the default.

A museum can be any collection of artifacts or objects on display—even 
non-solid ones. The IT department I used to work for once had a museum: 
a few shelves on one wall with a collection of old computers, each with 
a placard describing it. It was an *'angweD* without an *'angweD qach.*


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