[tlhIngan Hol] Expressing "some of"

Jackson Bradley j.monroe.bradley at gmail.com
Tue Nov 27 10:42:02 PST 2018


In Power Klingon there's a line:

[Ho'Du'lIjDaq to'baj 'uSHom lughoDlu'bogh tu'lu']

with the translation

[You've got some stuffed tobbaj leg in your teeth]

Le mar. 27 nov. 2018, à 13 h 05, SuStel <sustel at trimboli.name> a écrit :

> On 11/27/2018 12:56 PM, mayqel qunenoS wrote:
>
> tugh, Hargh SuvwI'pu'vam 'op SuvwI'
> soon, some of these warriors will fight
>
> tugh, Hargh SuvwI'pu'vam mI'
> soon, a number of these warriors will fight
>
> I feel that they are wrong, but I can't understand why.
>
> Neither is correct.
>
>
> *tugh Hargh 'op SuvwI'vam **Soon some of these warriors will fight (a
> major confrontation).*
>
> *SuvwI'pu'vam mI'* means *these warriors' number, the number of these
> warriors.* Are they carrying a sign with an eight on it, and the sign is
> going to fight some other warriors' number in a duel?
>
> Note that it's not clear whether it makes a difference whether it's *'op
> SuvwI'vam *or *'op SuvwI'pu'vam.*
>
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