[tlhIngan Hol] Tempting..

Lieven L. Litaer levinius at gmx.de
Wed Jan 9 08:02:28 PST 2019


Am 09.01.2019 um 15:34 schrieb mayqel qunenoS:
> QISmaS = christmas
> christmas = christ + mas
> QISmaS = QIS + maS
> 
> So..
> 
> christ = QIS

In addition to what others have said, I'd like to mention that this is a 
phonetic transliteration, not one of meaning. So I mean that QISmaS fits 
the sound of christmas, which is something like kris-mas. The word 
"christ" is not "kris" in English, it's [kraist].

So if you stay in the game, a Klingon might have headr of christmas and 
then call it with his words {QISmaS}. I he was told that this is the 
"birth of Jesus Christ", he'd probably remember it as "QayIS" or so - 
but definitely not {QIS}.

-- 
Lieven L. Litaer
aka the "Klingon Teacher from Germany"
http://www.klingonisch.de
http://www.klingonwiki.net/En/Maltz


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