[tlhIngan Hol] tlhIngan maH

Luciano Montanaro mikelima at gmail.com
Tue Jun 18 02:24:12 PDT 2019

... and now I am confused.
I learned that plural ending is optional in Klingon... So I would
expect it would be used basically for emphasis or at least
disambiguation, in common usage.
And {tlhIngan maH} is not ambiguous, as {maH} clearly indicates that
the subject is plural.

On the other hand, I noticed the Duolingo course, especially, always
uses plural suffixes.


On Tue, Jun 18, 2019 at 6:53 AM mayqel qunen'oS <mihkoun at gmail.com> wrote:
> I always understood tlhIngan maH, as "we are klingon" i.e. members of the klingon species, instead of "we are klingons", as in "klingon individuals".
> ~ m. qunen'oS
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