[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: ghang

De'vID de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com
Wed Jan 16 11:54:14 PST 2019


On Wed, 16 Jan 2019 at 16:26, Steven Boozer <sboozer at uchicago.edu> wrote:

> N.B.  {ghangwI'} "horizon" (n) seems not to be related to {ghang} despite
> what appears to be the V9 nomen agentis suffix {-wI'}.  Could this be
> evidence of an unknown or obsolete homophonous verb?  Can anyone think of
> another example containing *{wI'} meaning something other than "one who
> is/does, thing which is/does" or "my (capable of using language)"?
>

What am I missing? It seems obvious to me that {ghangwI'} is exactly
{ghang} + {-wI'}. The "horizon" is the thing which ends your view of the
planet prematurely. Or do you mean that the examples listed in the word's
definition of things which can be ended prematurely are all events, and not
not spatial?

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De'vID
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