[tlhIngan Hol] New words

Will Martin willmartin2 at mac.com
Wed Jul 29 07:28:46 PDT 2020


Thank you for pointing this out. I wanted to say this, but didn’t want to cause any angst or stress over something that, truth be told, I’m not that invested in.

As they say in the South, {targh may'vamDaq, targh vIHutlh.}

charghwI’ vaghnerya’ngan

rInpa’ bomnIS be’’a’ pI’.

> On Jul 29, 2020, at 8:51 AM, SuStel <sustel at trimboli.name> wrote:
> 
> 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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