[tlhIngan Hol] ghopDaq bachpu’ nIponngan nejwI’

De'vID de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com
Thu Mar 21 06:47:48 PDT 2019

On Thu, 7 Mar 2019 at 15:45, Steven Boozer <sboozer at uchicago.edu> wrote:

> va, jIHagh!  <ghopDap> vIghItlhHa’ba’.  (Not unusual for me; I often
> miss-type “the” as “teh” in English!)
> I’ve often wondered if there’s a pun there although I can’t think of what
> it could be:  [ghop} hand + {Dap} nonsense ?

I wonder if Okrand has ever played the handheld ({ghopDaq}) version of the
Asteroids video game?

However, I suspect that {chunDab} is somehow related to {ghopDap}, but I
have no ideas about {chunDab}.

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