[tlhIngan Hol] 'otlhQeD

nIqolay Q niqolay0 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 22 12:16:41 PDT 2018


I have an email from Lieven on 10/29/15:

Maltz is not a chemist, and he said he's a bit overwhelmed by the periodic
> table. But I'll try to coax a few more elements out of him.
>
> ’otlh poH Planck time
> ’otlhQeD quantum physics
> ’otlhtej quantum physicist
> julSIp helium
> ghav carbon
> no’negh sulfur
> ’uSqan iron (element)
> Sorpuq copper
> SIrlIy silver
> qol’om gold
> ngIDvoS lead (element)
> HeySel atom
> ’o’rIS molecule
> tamler element (in chemistry)
>
> yugh include, consist of, be composed of (but also the slang term ’uch)
>

​But it appears to have fallen out of the archives, along with everything
between late October 2015 and June 2016.​

De'vID has an earlier post:
https://www.kli.org/tlhIngan-Hol/2014/November/msg00074.html

> Besides what Lieven posted, there were also a few other things scattered
> about in the booklet.
>
> {pe'vIl Supaw'jaj!} A Klingon greeting apparently for welcoming a group to
> an event.
>
> New idiom: {wa'maH wej}
>
> Example:
> {qatlh Suvbe' chaH?} "Why aren't they fighting?"
> {wa'maH wej.} "It's complicated." (idiom based on the old counting system)
>
> {wa' wa' wa'} similar to {wa'maH wej}
>
> {'otlhQeD} quantum mechanics, quantum theory
> {'otlhtej} (the corresponding scientist, someone who studies quantum
> mechanics)
>






On Fri, Jun 22, 2018 at 1:18 PM, SuStel <sustel at trimboli.name> wrote:

> On 6/22/2018 1:16 PM, SuStel wrote:
>
> My personal dictionary has, for some reason, two entries for *'otlhQeD.*
> One glosses it as *quantum mechanics, quantum theory* and gives its
> origin as qepHom 2014, the other glosses it as *quantum physics* and
> gives its origin as qepHom 2015. Can someone tell me whether I've got this
> right? My email archives only find the word *'otlhQeD* in a message by
> De'vID on November 16, 2014, wherein he gives the *quantum mechanics,
> quantum theory* meaning. I have no saved images from qepHom 2015.
>
> P.S.: The KLI's new words page lists it as meaning *quantum physics,* and
> having been introduced in qepHom 2015.
>
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