[tlhIngan Hol] placement of rIntaH relative to the verb

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Fri Jan 24 08:57:55 PST 2020


On 1/24/2020 11:54 AM, De'vID wrote:
> Also, while we don't have any canon examples from the 23rd or 24th 
> century, at least in Shex'pir's time, {rIntaH} followed the verb and 
> came before the subject:
> {'ej, pIvmo', wovqu'taHvIS wuqbogh qab, 'oH ropmoH rIntaH Sotbogh qech 
> ghom Hurgh.}
>
> In the inferior Federation Standard forgery, the line reads thus:
> "And thus the native hue of resolution / Is sicklied o'er with the 
> pale cast of thought."
>
> From the famous soliloquy in Hamlet, of course.

/Hamlet /is, of course, not canon.

Also, in its own fiction it's a "restored" version, back-translated from 
the Federation propaganda version in English. It does not claim to be 
the original text or to represent the actual speech of Klingons.

-- 
SuStel
http://trimboli.name

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