[tlhIngan Hol] When I said.. You said..

qurgh lungqIj qurgh at wizage.net
Sat Oct 7 11:40:01 PDT 2017

{buQ} means "to threaten" so {buQwI'} means "person or thing that
threatens" which is what a "threat" is.


On Oct 7, 2017 2:22 PM, "mayqel qunenoS" <mihkoun at gmail.com> wrote:

> Sometime ago, when I asked whether {ghelwI'} could be understood as
> "question", I was told that the answer is "no", since the meaning would be
> "asker", and not "question"..
> maj.
> At star trek discovery, there is the sentence:
> {buQwI'vam 'omlu'meH wa' mIw tu'lu'}
> there is one way to confront this threat
> Can someone explain, why {buQwI'} means "threat", and not "threatener" ?
> Now, don't get me wrong.. I am convinced that {ghelwI'} is "asker" and not
> "question". And I'm grateful to the people who explained to me what was
> going on.
> But there is no way, I will swallow, that {buQwI'} means "threat".
> mayqel q
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