[tlhIngan Hol] [Spam] Re: Maltz about castles

Lieven levinius at gmx.de
Tue Jan 2 10:31:49 PST 2018


Am 02.01.2018 um 15:29 schrieb Felix Malmenbeck:
>>From the description, I take it «jem'IH» could also be translated as "fortress" or "(permanent) military base" 

It's funny that this was what first came to my mind, and Okrand has 
confirmed it:

--------quote MO----------
I'd say it could be used for any kind of permanent (or intended-to-be 
permanent or long-lasting) fortress that is continually staffed. Not for 
something built quickly that they intend to abandon once a battle is over.
--------quote MO----------

> Fort Knox strikes me as a non-castle that might be called a «jem'IH».

Perfect fit, yes.

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