[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: boqHa''egh

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Mon Oct 21 08:54:19 PDT 2019


On 10/21/2019 11:40 AM, nIqolay Q wrote:
>
> So we can finally finish the math example from the HolQeD article with 
> *javlogh boqHa''egh wej; chen jav loch wej*. (I'm assuming that 
> fractions work as a unique type of noun phrase in sentences even 
> though they're constructed as complete sentences. Otherwise they would 
> be quite difficult to actually use.)

I wouldn't assume that. You might have to say *javlogh boqHa''egh wej; 
chen jav lochbogh wej.* Which is about as informative as "three divided 
by six is three-sixths." Anyway, a more sensible speaker would reduce 
the fraction: *javlogh boqHa''egh wej; chen cha' lochbogh wa'.*

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SuStel
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