[tlhIngan Hol] po 8 am, or 8 am po ?

Jackson Bradley j.monroe.bradley at gmail.com
Wed Sep 11 11:44:26 PDT 2019

Yeah *Qoylu'pu'* is really just to be used for round hours and every in
between is expressed with *rep* taH taH taH.

po chorghvatlh wejmaH vagh rep jIvempu'.

*am* *pm* tIlo'Qo'. po 'oS AM 'ej pov 'oS PM, roma Hol jatlhlu'chugh.

Le mer. 11 sept. 2019, à 12 h 49, SuStel <sustel at trimboli.name> a écrit :

> On 9/11/2019 1:25 PM, nIqolay Q wrote:
> If the {'arlogh Qoylu'pu'} idiom isn't used to specify fractions of the
> hour, it might be the case that you don't bother with it in the first place
> if you know you need an answer more precise than an hour. So the {ghelwI'}
> in this dialogue should probably have just started with {rep yIper, lagh!}
> if they knew they needed the minutes too.
> Except we're told that *rep yIper* and *'arlogh Qoylu'pu'* are generally
> used in different contexts. Unless non-military or interplanetary contexts
> mean you don't care about precision, *rep yIper* is not simply a more
> precise version of *'arlogh Qoylu'pu',* and you wouldn't simply
> substitute them.
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