[tlhIngan Hol] Using {'ar} without a noun

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Wed Aug 22 07:31:29 PDT 2018

On 8/22/2018 10:23 AM, Alan Anderson wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 22, 2018 at 9:37 AM, David Holt <kenjutsuka at live.com 
> <mailto:kenjutsuka at live.com>> wrote:
>     The Klingon dictionary is clear that numbers "may stand alone as
>     subjects or objects or they may modify another noun." It is an
>     easy logical leap to treat {'ar} in the same way, but {'ar} is not
>     a type of number and so that may not be allowed.  TKD says only
>     that {'ar} "follows the noun to which it refers." Does anyone know
>     if any canon which uses {'ar} as a stand alone subject or object?
>     What do you think of that use of it and particularly if teaching
>     that use of it?
> In Power Klingon, it's apparently used as a standalone *verb*:

I've always thought of that as an interrogative exclamation, much like 


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