[tlhIngan Hol] verbs necessarily taking objects

Lieven L. Litaer levinius at gmx.de
Fri Feb 2 02:53:14 PST 2018

>> Not necessarily. {DaHjaj DIl 'Iv} "Who is paying tonight" makes 
>> sense clearly.

Am 02.02.2018 um 11:40 schrieb mayqel qunenoS:
> Couldn't though the {DaHjaj DIl 'Iv} actually mean "Who is paying 
> tonight for it" ?

Yes, true. But that's the problem of the English translation, not the 
Klingon. Remember the canon example {DaH yIDIl} "Pay now." - this could 
also be translated as "Pay for it now", but what's the difference?

And litereally, you may even read "Who pays for the today?"

Lieven L. Litaer
aka the "Klingon Teacher from Germany"

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