[tlhIngan Hol] {jatlh} vs. {ja'}

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Wed Apr 18 06:05:41 PDT 2018


On 4/18/2018 8:06 AM, Philip Newton wrote:
> I thought {ma'} used to be "say, tell" (hence the translation of "I
> told you, engines only") -- and {-pu'} was simply past tense then.
>
> Later the meaning of {ma'} was changed, as you say, and it is now
> "accommodate". I've heard a rumour that this particular meaning is
> because Marc Okrand accommodated the writers' change in the sentence,
> but I haven't been able to confirm that.

I believe we heard Okrand tell this very story at qep'a' wejDIch.

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