[tlhIngan Hol] Remain klingon

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Fri Jan 19 03:44:06 PST 2018


It’s perhaps worth pointing out that the verb in the English “remain Klingon” is, in my opinion, not in fact an imperative. The way I read that phrase, it’s simply a bare root: it refers to the act of remaining, but does not in and of itself indicate who is doing the remaining. 


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> On Jan 19, 2018, at 13:25, Lieven L. Litaer <levinius at gmx.de> wrote:
> 
> Maybe someone else knows more, or we should ask Qov why she did so.
> 
> Regarding the use of {-jaj}, I think it was chosen intentionally as a parallel to {taHjaj wo'} or {tlhIngan wo' taHjaj}.
> 
>> Am 19.01.2018 um 12:15 schrieb mayqel qunenoS:
>> But since I have no idea with regards to the story of dsc, I can't decide on that.
> 
> FYI: the phrase is an ideology, a creed they follow.
> 
> As far as Iknow, it was intentionally chosen to use {tlhIngan maH}, since many people know that already. {taHjaj} is an addition, and yes, it's a wish: may it continue.
> 
> Maybe others have more details.
> 
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