[tlhIngan Hol] info from Maltz: entries in a dictionary/database

De'vID de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com
Thu Feb 22 15:07:26 PST 2018


On 20 February 2018 at 03:55, Jeremy Silver <jp.silver at tiscali.co.uk> wrote:

> On Tuesday, 20 February 2018 00:43:44 GMT De'vID wrote:
> > On Feb 20, 2018 00:05, "Jeremy Silver" <jp.silver at tiscali.co.uk> wrote:
> >
> > On Saturday, 17 February 2018 06:33:04 GMT De'vID wrote:
> > > {jIyweS} “translation, gloss.”
> > >
> > > {ghu’lIS} “item in a list.”
> >
> > Is it just me, or do these sound like someone has a really low opinion of
> > translation glosses and list items and that they stink?
> >
> >
> > qatlh Dajatlh?
>
> Been second guessing myself a bit while updating my wordlist, so I might be
> stretching things a bit far. But one sounds like sewage backwards and the
> other could either be like sludge/slug backwards, or goulish forwards.


As nIqolay Q pointed out in another message, {jIyweS} is "g" + "loss". As
for {ghu'lIS}, like nIqolay Q, I also think it's somehow related to
{natlIS} ("[last but] not least"), but it's not clear what the {ghu'} part
is.

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De'vID
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