[tlhIngan Hol] -meH with -pu'/-ta'

Jeffrey Clark jmclark85 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 13 08:22:24 PDT 2019

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> On Mar 13, 2019, at 10:03, mayqel qunen'oS <mihkoun at gmail.com> wrote:
> {vIghro' tIQ vIje'meH, HuchwIj Hoch vI'anmoHpu'}
> In order to buy the ancient cat, I went bankrupt.
> How would this be any different from writing:
> {vIghro' tIQ vIje'ta'meH, HuchwIj Hoch vI'anmoHpu'} ?

The English translations seem awkward, but the distinction in Klingon makes sense to me. In the second one, you are affirming/emphasising that you did, indeed, buy the cat. Whereas in the first one it’s kinda left ambiguous.

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