[tlhIngan Hol] info from Maltz: some not new words

De'vID de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com
Mon Feb 26 01:42:17 PST 2018


On 26 February 2018 at 09:01, Felix Malmenbeck <felixm at kth.se> wrote:

> > When a computer (computer system) is “online,” it’s said to be
> “sharing,” so make use of {lIn}.  (“Offline,” then, would make use of
> {lInHa’}.)
>
> Interesting to have {lIn} with a single subject, as it's my understanding
> that {lIn} is more "share (among a group)", while {bon} is "share (one's
> own resources with beneficiaries)".
> It makes sense, though, as information isn't really a finite quantity.
> Also, I suppose a singular subject doesn't necessarily imply a single
> party. "The computer system participates in the sharing. As do the users,
> but we're not really interested in them here."
>
> I suppose you might also use:
>
> {bIlInHa'choHpu'.}
> = "You have become disconnected."
>
> {bIlInHa'choHta'.}
> = "You have successfully logged off."
>

This is more like "You have intentionally disconnected (gone offline)".
There's a separate term for "log off", which is {[mab] ngaQmoH}.

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De'vID
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