[tlhIngan Hol] gher'ID and {-mey}

nIqolay Q niqolay0 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 12 11:44:52 PDT 2019


On Mon, Aug 12, 2019 at 2:09 PM mayqel qunen'oS <mihkoun at gmail.com> wrote:

> If I knew when I'm supposed to use {-mey} on {gher'ID} and when not, I'd
> be happier.
>

Some people had the same question when it was revealed. KLI mailing list,
July 23rd, 2018, from qurgh:

I asked Marc about gher'ID:
>
> ----quote
>
> As for {gher'ID} — All of the English words could be singular or plural,
> whichever makes the most sense given the context.  If, in Klingon, it's
> important to indicate plurality, use {-mey}; if it's important to indicate
> singularity, use {wa'} along with {neH} (or something along those lines).
>
> ------/quote


So I guess that you can just use {gher'ID} unless you want to emphasize
multiple things happening as the result of something.
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