[tlhIngan Hol] New words

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Wed Jul 29 05:51:28 PDT 2020


On 7/29/2020 3:04 AM, Lieven L. Litaer wrote:
> Would it be okay to write the following inthe Wiki?
>
> It seems that {chorgh} /be glossy/ refers to texture while {boch}} /be
> shiny/ refers to how light is being reflected. There is an overlap in
> meanings, because glossy things can be shiny, but not everything that is
> shiny has to be glossy. 

Why not just leave it to /glossy/ and /shiny/ and not try to 
editorialize what words mean? People have access to dictionaries.

All this talk is not about the difference between the Klingon words 
*chorgh* and *boch,* but about the difference between the English words 
/glossy/ and /shiny./ Whether these words translate absolutely exactly 
is unknown.

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SuStel
http://trimboli.name

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