[tlhIngan Hol] new info on body movements

nIqolay Q niqolay0 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 1 05:27:09 PST 2019

majQa'! Did Okrand provide any examples of {lID}? {DaDelpu' 'ach vIyajbe'.}

On Fri, Mar 1, 2019 at 4:57 AM De'vID <de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com> wrote:

> I had a Q&A with Marc Okrand/Maltz on some gymnastics and martial arts
> terminology. I'll post the transcript after I've had a chance to look it
> over for typos and maybe get some clarifications. In the meantime, here's a
> summary of the new info which was revealed:
> {ron} v. roll, be rolling [generalises {ron} "roll (aircraft wings tilt,
> one up, one down)"; we already knew this applied to more than aircraft
> because it was used for dice in Klingon Monopoly]
> {Hay} v. somersault [a controlled roll, whereas {ron} applied to a person
> would mean they were rolling haphazardly]
> {tetlh} v. roll (down a hill like a log)
> {Dav} v. sidestep, sway [generalises {Dav} "sway (aircraft moves to the
> side without yawing)"]
> {ler} v. wobble
> {Der} v. veer (to the left or right while traveling or moving)
> [generalises {Der} "yaw (aircraft nose points left or right)"]
> {jIm} v. shrug [generalises {jIm} "heave (aircraft rising or falling
> without pitching)"]
> {lID} v. travel or move a specified or measurable distance or trajectory
> [used with verbs of movement which don't take distance or trajectory as
> their object]
> {tonSaw'} is used to name martial arts poses or stances; {much} is used
> for striking a pose, and takes the named stance as the object ({tonSaw'}
> may be dropped from the name if it's clear)
> --
> De'vID
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