[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: 'Imyagh

Jeffrey Clark jmclark85 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 13 22:43:03 PST 2019

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> On Feb 14, 2019, at 01:37, De'vID <de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com> wrote
> Ignoring the page break between them, the way they're defined together suggests to me that you say {'Imyagh ghugh vIghro'} (or maybe {ghugh vIghro', 'Imyagh}).
> {ghugh} vocalize (v) (referring to sound emitted by an animal, but not speech)
> {'Imyagh} is the conventional way to express the sound made by a {vIghro'} or a {ghISnar}, for example.
> Considering the speech/non-speech distinction in Klingon grammar, I'd be inclined to limit {jatlh} to speech, i.e., exclude it from use for animal sounds.

toH… I missed the distinction of ghugh. Thank you for the clarification.


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