[tlhIngan Hol] X which are not Y

Ed Bailey bellerophon.modeler at gmail.com
Thu Mar 21 22:10:55 PDT 2019

There's no word for "but not" in Klingon (particularly to link nouns!)
but you don't need to complete a sentence if the listener knows what
you're going to say. If you say {Ha'DIbaH vIparHa' 'ach yIH}, it's
bloody obvious how you feel about tribbles.

On 3/21/19, qurgh lungqIj <qurgh at wizage.net> wrote:
> I would personally reword things to say it differently. What's the bigger
> idea that you are trying to say?
> eg: "I like all animals which are not tribbles" - "I like all animals but I
> dislike tribbles" - "Ha'DIbaH vIparHa' 'ach yIH vIpar"
> qurgh
> On Thu, Mar 21, 2019 at 8:17 PM Christa Hansberry <chransberry at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> If I wanted to say, for example, "animals which are not tribbles", how
>> would I do it? I don't think *yIHmey bIHbe'bogh Ha'DIbaHmey('e'?)* would
>> be
>> grammatical... but is there a good way to say it?
>> -QISta'
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