[tlhIngan Hol] What does {Du' naH} mean exactly ?

De'vID de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com
Thu Jun 20 04:06:57 PDT 2019


On Thu, 20 Jun 2019 at 12:46, mayqel qunen'oS <mihkoun at gmail.com> wrote:

> De'vID:
> > KGT Daghaj'a'? tenwal chorghmaH HutDaq De' DaSuqbogh tu'lu
>
> ok, I found it. For the purpose of making this thread complete, I'm
> pasting here the relevant info:
>
> "Fruit or vegetables that come from a farm ({Du'}) are called either
> {naH} alone or {Du' naH} ("farm fruit or vegetable," or "produce");
> the wild variety is termed {naH tlhab} (literally, "free fruit or
> vegetable")."
>
> However, I still don't understand, if we could use plural on the {Du'
> naH}, as in {Du' naHmey}, or {Du'mey naHmey}.
>

naH Segh 'oH Du' naH'e'.

wa' naH. wa' Du' naH.
cha' naH(mey). cha' Du' naH(mey).

nap.


> De'vID:
> > bIQubtaHvIS tlhIngan Hol Dalo'be'law'.
>
> The problem is that thinking in klingon, doesn't always lead to the
> given Ca'Non meaning.
>
> For example, we have the {Say'qu'moH}, which is given as "sterilize".
> But if I thought in klingon, I would understand it to mean, "to make
> very clean", which is quite different from "sterilize".
>

Doch Da-sterilize-chugh, Dochvam DaSay'qu'moH. loQ nIbbe', 'ach pImbe' je.

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De'vID
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