[tlhIngan Hol] male female baby

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Tue Oct 3 07:42:34 PDT 2017

On 10/3/2017 10:37 AM, Lieven wrote:
> Am 03.10.2017 um 15:57 schrieb André Müller:
>> My thoughts on this: We say {puqloD} and {puqbe'}, which are 
>> literally 'childman' and 'childwoman'. So I think {ghu loD} is more 
>> logical.
> In addition, we also have the {qItbe'} a female kind of guineafowl.
> Cousins are {lorbe'} and {lorloD}, and {tey'be'} and {tey'loD}.
> This might confirm that the gender follows the type it odifies. Having 
> {be'nal} and {loDnal}, doe not count by the way, beause here, all the 
> nal-ed family memebers end with {-nal}.
> But what if Klingons do not make a difference with babies? We don't do 
> that in English either, do we?
> To avoid the problem, I would make this two phrases:
> {ghu vIlegh. loD ghaH.} 

That implies to my mind that the baby is a man. Say this instead: *ghu 
vIlegh; loDHom ghaH.*


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