[tlhIngan Hol] [The Little Prince] Is {DI'raq} "sheep" new canon?

De'vID de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com
Wed Oct 3 03:52:31 PDT 2018


On Mon, 1 Oct 2018 at 17:34, SuStel <sustel at trimboli.name> wrote:

> On 10/1/2018 10:59 AM, De'vID wrote:
>
> n Mon, 1 Oct 2018 at 15:43, Steven Boozer <sboozer at uchicago.edu> wrote:
>
>> I think I’m missing a few messages from this thread, so forgive the
>> following…
>>
>>
>>
>> I know the pun behind the slang noun {bolwI’}, but AFAIK {maghwI’} is a
>> normal derivation of {magh} “betray,  act against”.
>>
>
> René Magritte painted "La Trahison des images".
>
> That seems like a coincidence to me, not a pun. The puns in TKD aren't so
> sophisticated. Nowadays he knows we look for them right away; back then he
> didn't know he had any particular audience.
>
If it's a coincidence, Do'Ha'. It's such a beautiful Okrandian pun that it
deserves to be intentional.

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De'vID
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