[tlhIngan Hol] New words

De'vID de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com
Wed Jul 29 00:42:38 PDT 2020

On Tue, 28 Jul 2020 at 14:00, Lieven L. Litaer <levinius at gmx.de> wrote:

> My question might be related to English, not Klingon, but how is "be
> glossy" [new word {chorgh}] different from "be shiny" [old word {boch}]?
> The request was "have a smooth, silk-like, reflective surface" and I
> think that a shiny blade, which is {boch} does have such a surface. So
> what's the point? Was maybe the requester not aware of {boch}?

If it's any help, Marc Okrand was probably thinking of eight ({chorgh})
inch photo paper when Maltz told him this word.

Photo paper is glossy, but not (typically) shiny.

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