[tlhIngan Hol] If only we could use twice to say..

Will Martin willmartin2 at mac.com
Tue Mar 19 15:58:55 PDT 2019

The core issue here is whether or not being beautiful is numerically measurable. Even the canon example of paying an unspecified amount implies that when you do the actual math, you’ll be using numbers. 

I’d just say {vIghro’lIj’e’, qaqchu’ vIghro’wIj.}

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> On Mar 19, 2019, at 6:45 PM, Daniel Dadap <daniel at dadap.net> wrote:
>> On Mar 19, 2019, at 15:42, Alan Anderson <qunchuy at alcaco.net> wrote:
>>> On Mar 19, 2019, at 3:13 PM, Daniel Dadap <daniel at dadap.net> wrote:
>>>> On Mar 19, 2019, at 15:02, Jeffrey Clark <jmclark85 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> I was following the example from Klingon Monopoly regarding Praxis Energy.
>>> Ah, okay. What’s the example?
>> {...loSlogh boq'egh mI' naghmey mI'...}
>> The example has a number (a noun) as the subject. {'IH}, a verb, doesn’t work in the pattern.
> That makes sense. I was wondering if MKE gave us an example of {boq'egh} with something totally non-numeric, and it seems it didn’t, either here or with {qav'ap} as {mIp'av} pointed out.
> I wouldn’t expect anybody to accept these, but if we wanted to get “creative”, possibly one or both of these might make sense:
> {wa'vatlh vatlhvI'mo' vIghro'wIj 'IH law' vIghro' motlh 'IH puS}
> {'IHqu' vIghro'wIj; cha'logh boq'egh vIghro' motlh; chen vIghro'wIj.}
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