[tlhIngan Hol] windlass

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Fri Feb 7 09:28:31 PST 2020

On 2/7/2020 12:22 PM, Lieven L. Litaer wrote:
> Am 07.02.2020 um 16:20 schrieb SuStel:
>> Norse words /vinda/ ("to wind") and /ass/ ("pole, beam"). I can't think
>> of anything other than a *tlhegh* that can be wound around a beam to
>> lift or lower something. Did you have something in particular in mind?
> I'm sure that {mIr jIrmoHwI'} would work as well, if there's a ship's
> anchor attached.
> But my question was more how to translate {jIrmoHwI'} by itself, as a
> standalone word. 

I would consider a *mIr* a kind of *tlhegh* in the right contexts. I 
don't think *tlhegh* necessarily refers only to long twisted or braided 

Perhaps *jIrmoHwI'* could be translated /winch./


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