[tlhIngan Hol] qepHom 2018 - Anatomy

Lieven L. Litaer levinius at gmx.de
Wed Nov 21 23:59:14 PST 2018


Am 22.11.2018 um 06:38 schrieb De'vID:
> (I assume -{Du'} based on the precedent of {DeSqIv}, but then {neb} is 
> sort of a counterexample.)

I'll get the longer answer later, but basically, Okrand said that 
"generally" bodypart words that are used for non-bodypart things still 
take the bodypart suffix, as in DeSqIv on a pot and Ho'Du' on a wheel.

There are very few exceptions where the meaning or the connection to the 
body has been lost, so one uses -mey, such as nebmey on rockets.

-- 
Lieven L. Litaer
aka the "Klingon Teacher from Germany"
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