[tlhIngan Hol] expressing "I just thought"

mayqel qunenoS mihkoun at gmail.com
Mon Oct 23 12:16:31 PDT 2017

hmm.. I didn't know these facts.. maj. I understand now, thank you for
explaining this.

~ nIghma'

On Oct 23, 2017 21:45, "SuStel" <sustel at trimboli.name> wrote:

> On 10/23/2017 2:32 PM, mayqel qunenoS wrote:
> I remember, a long time ago, I asked how we can express "I just thought.."
> At the discussion which followed, the main idea was to say something like
> {lup puS ret}.
> Although I liked this workaround, I felt there was something missing; like
> a food you may like, but you just can't help feeling that there is an
> ingredient missing.
> Until, just a few minutes ago, perhaps I discovered that missing
> ingredient..
> ..which is the word {neH}.
> {lup puS neH ret jIQub..}
> only a few minutes ago I thought..
> I think this does the trick, and unless a bird of prey decloaks blowing
> this workaround out of space, I will add it to my notes and use it like
> there's no tomorrow.
> This sounds like you only think this thought a few minutes ago and not at
> any other time. You won't think it again.
> The definition of *only* at dictionary.com lists four adverb senses for
> the word. The *neH* that follows Klingon nouns is the first sense:
> "without others or anything further; alone; solely; exclusively." The
> *neH* that follows Klingon verbs is the second sense: "no more than;
> merely; just." The sense you're using here is the third sense: "as recently
> as." *neH* probably doesn't mean this.
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