[tlhIngan Hol] Difference between {rIp} and {yej}

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Tue Jun 25 07:13:34 PDT 2019


On 6/25/2019 10:05 AM, De'vID wrote:
>
>     But can't one use {rIp} or {yej} on their own ? *Then* is the
>     problem (or at least my problem..)
>
>     Should I, or shouldn't I use {rIp} and {yej} interchangeably ?
>
> You can probably use them interchangeably for a particular council or 
> assembly for which a word hasn't already been established, but once 
> you've made the choice, you shouldn't switch. For example, you 
> shouldn't suddenly refer to the *{qupyej} or the *{rIpquv} if you've 
> already established these things are called {quprIp} and {yejquv}.
>
> Imagine that they're the English words "council" and "assembly". Are 
> these synonymous? As generic terms, they're probably interchangeable 
> in most cases, but you shouldn't refer to an organisation known as the 
> "Council of Elders" as the "Assembly of Elders", and you shouldn't 
> call the "High Council" by the "High Assembly".

As part of a name, no. But it would be perfectly reasonable to address 
the Council of Elders as "this assembly."

-- 
SuStel
http://trimboli.name

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