[tlhIngan Hol] New words from qep'a' cha'maH vaghDIch

qurgh lungqIj qurgh at wizage.net
Mon Jul 30 09:10:42 PDT 2018


We did at qep'a' a bunch of times. It was the first one many people got.

On Mon, Jul 30, 2018 at 10:30 AM, Steven Boozer <sboozer at uchicago.edu>
wrote:

> Has anyone commented on the pun in {raghghan} yet?  <g>
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> Voragh
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> *From:* qurgh lungqIj
> *Sent:* Friday, July 27, 2018 7:46 PM
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> On Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 8:15 PM, Ed Bailey <bellerophon.modeler at gmail.com>
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> BTW, the explanation of this word makes me question whether Kermit the
> Frog would be described as {qo'rob}. Or perhaps, if the word means one
> state under the control of another, Klingons would make the same
> metaphorical connection, only in reverse.
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> He wouldn't be. A few lines further down is:
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> *SIrgh raghghan*     puppet (n)
>                (literally “string doll”, the doll that is used in
> performances)
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> At the qep'a' I had a conversation about whether {naQ raghghan} would also
> be understood as a type of puppet.
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> qurgh
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