[tlhIngan Hol] “qabwIj vIweq”

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Thu Apr 26 17:11:50 PDT 2018


On 4/26/2018 6:21 PM, Daniel Dadap wrote:
> On Apr 26, 2018, at 17:12, SuStel <sustel at trimboli.name 
> <mailto:sustel at trimboli.name>> wrote:
>
>>>> Don't insert the subordinate clause between the main clause and its 
>>>> question word. Also, keep your indefinite subject consistent 
>>>> throughout. *tlhIngan Hol jatlhlu'taHvIS chay' /facepalm/ jatlhlu'?*
>>>>
>>>
>>> Cool, this is helpful. Would “tlhIngan Hol jatlhlu'taHvIS chay' X 
>>> jatlhlu'” be a reasonable way to ask how to say X in Klingon? Is 
>>> there a more concise/preferred way to do this?
>>
>> Maybe *wejpuH*/charming (used only ironically)./
>
> Ah, thanks; wejpuH could probably work nicely for many “facepalm” 
> situations, although that particular question about a more 
> concise/preferred way was in regards to “tlhIngan Hol jatlhlu'taHvIS 
> chay' X jatlhlu'”.

Sorry. That's about as concise as you can get it in an isolated sentence.

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SuStel
http://trimboli.name

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