[tlhIngan Hol] Qongchu', ngavyaw' mach

De'vID de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com
Wed Dec 11 02:21:59 PST 2019


On Tue, 10 Dec 2019 at 18:36, SuStel <sustel at trimboli.name> wrote:

> On 12/10/2019 12:04 PM, Will Martin wrote:
> > Everyone in this discussion so far has assumed that the Klingon
> > translator chose to translate the English word “wolf” as {ngavyaw’}.
> >
> > I suggest that when translated from the original Klingon, a human
> > translator chose to translate {ngavyaw’} as the English word “wolf”.
>
> There is no premise here that the original was written in Klingon and
> that it was translated into English. It's specifically a many-languages
> translation of a German book about things that happen on Earth.
>

Furthermore, it's a children's book with lots of pictures which leaves very
little doubt as to what the animal is supposed to be.

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De'vID
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