[tlhIngan Hol] Cataloging idioms

nIqolay Q niqolay0 at gmail.com
Fri May 5 09:43:00 PDT 2017


boQwI' lists {notlh tonSaw'lIj} as an idiom/expression for "your
argument is invalid", sourced from qep'a' 2012, posted to the mailing
list 09/01/2012.

{'oy'qu' Qay'wI'wIj} is "I'm very angry", from the finger/toe verbs update.

{'IDnar lIl} is an idiom for performing stage magic.

On Fri, May 5, 2017 at 12:24 PM, André Müller <esperantist at gmail.com> wrote:
> Apparently {wa' wa' wa'} and {wa'maH wej} were from the qepHom 2014. The
> boQwI' app has some more information on it, including the source.
>
> - André
>
> 2017-05-05 18:12 GMT+02:00 SuStel <sustel at trimboli.name>:
>>
>> Where are {wa'maH wej} and {wa' wa' wa'} from?
>>
>>
>> On 5/5/2017 12:02 PM, André Müller wrote:
>>
>> There's also {qabDu' law'} for "many people".
>> And {wa'maH wej} or {wa' wa' wa'} for "It's complicated", which is slang.
>>
>> I'm sure there are more...
>> - André
>>
>> 2017-05-05 17:46 GMT+02:00 SuStel <sustel at trimboli.name>:
>>>
>>> I'm updating my personal dictionary and touching up the section for
>>> idioms, which I never gave the attention it needed. I'm wondering if I've
>>> got them all.
>>>
>>> There are all the idioms in KGT, then there are the following from
>>> newsgroup posts/HolQeD articles:
>>>
>>> 'arlogh Qoylu'pu'
>>> pumDI'
>>> tIngvo' 'evDaq chanDaq
>>>
>>> Are there any other known idioms I missed?
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> SuStel
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>>
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