[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: luS

Lieven L. Litaer levinius at gmx.de
Thu May 23 09:13:14 PDT 2019

Am 23.05.2019 um 17:36 schrieb Steven Boozer:
> ‘oq  		sink (into water, etc) (v)
> ‘oqmoH 	submerge (v)

You have weird apostrophes there. I suggest simple ' or fancy ’, but
never ‘.

> (MO’s qepHom 2018 Video Interview):  {'oq} is to be submerged, be under water, and {'oqmoH} is make someone be submerged, push them down.  [If your boat sinks, you can say {'oq}.]  But if it's a boat in your bathtub and you push it down, it's {'oqmoH}.
> Dech 		surround (v)
>    loD Dech bIQ
>    The water surrounds the man. (qep'a' 2018)

That phrase was also from the qepHom 2018 interview, not qep'a'.

> (MO’s qepHom 2018 Video Interview):  "Grammatically it's correct, but it sounds funny."

I'm not nitpicking, just want your records to be correct.

Lieven L. Litaer
aka the "Klingon Teacher from Germany"

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