[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: DI'ruj velqa' nIqHom

qurgh lungqIj qurgh at wizage.net
Wed Jun 6 11:15:32 PDT 2018


It could be, but I don't believe it is. I don't remember specifically what
was discussed back then, but I never got the sense that it was an abstract
concept like the time words. Maybe someone with a better memory than I will
remember what was said when we got the words.

qurgh

On Wed, Jun 6, 2018 at 1:31 PM, Steven Boozer <sboozer at uchicago.edu> wrote:

> {DI’ruj} could be an abstract concept like the time words {tuch} “future,
> the future (as a whole)”,  {pa'logh} “past, the past (as a whole)” or
> {DaHjaj} “today” (which also appears in a NOUN + NOUN phrase like {DaHjaj
> gheD} "catch of the day" (lit. "today's prey").  Although nouns, I wouldn’t
> put {-Daq} on any of them.
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> --Voragh
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> *From:* qurgh lungqIj
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> DI'ruj 'oH 'IDnar'e'! :D
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> I don't think {DI'ruj} is a location word like {bIng} or {Dung}, but it
> could be used as a location just as {Duj} or {ghop} could be.
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> On Wed, Jun 6, 2018 at 11:51 AM, nIqolay Q <niqolay0 at gmail.com> wrote:
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> I'm curious to know how to use {DI'ruj} in a sentence. Can we use it to
> make existential statements? For instance, would something like {DI'rujDaq
> 'IDnar tu'be'lu'} be interpreted in the sense of "Magic doesn't exist/is
> fictional"? Is {DI'ruj} a location, can it even take a {-Daq}? Does {'IDnar
> ngaSbe' DI'ruj} work for the same idea?
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> On Tue, Jun 5, 2018 at 11:10 AM, Voragh wrote:
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> Klingon Word of the Day for Tuesday, June 05, 2018
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> Klingon word: DI'ruj velqa' nIqHom
> Part of speech: noun
> Definition: virtual reality software
> Source: qep'a' 23 [2016]
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> DI'ruj                   reality (n) (qep'a' 2016)
> velqa'                   replica (n) (MKE)
> nIqHom               software (n) (qep'a' 2016)
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> AFAIK never used in a sentence.
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> --
> Voragh
> Ca'Non Master of the Klingons
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