[tlhIngan Hol] Is DIn the opposite of qa'rI' ?

nIqolay Q niqolay0 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 27 13:17:53 PDT 2019

I wouldn't consider them opposites. They talk about two different things
with some conceptual overlap. A tunnel could have a *DIn* at each *qa'rI'*,
for instance. And that tunnel could have a *DIn* in the middle (like a
T-intersection) and not at a *qa'rI'*.

On Wed, Mar 27, 2019 at 12:36 PM mayqel qunen'oS <mihkoun at gmail.com> wrote:

> DIn (n) "open entryway (to corridor, tunnel, conduit, jeffries tube,
> branch of sewer)"
> qa'rI' (n) "end (of corridor, tunnel, conduit, jeffries tube, sewer,
> road, bridge, long field, etc)"
> Would you (yes *you*, you who are reading this), consider that DIn (n)
> is the opposite of qa'rI' (n) ?
> Because, seemingly/apparently, DIn (n) has to do *only* with enclosed
> spaces, whereas qa'rI' (n) refers to open spaces as well.
> ~ m. qunen'oS
> I find transliteration disturbing
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