[tlhIngan Hol] Metaphor and Metonymy

Lieven L. Litaer levinius at gmx.de
Wed Jun 17 06:50:08 PDT 2020


Am 17.06.2020 um 12:03 schrieb De'vID:
> Not exactly, but if you look at {boQwI'}'s database, sentences which are
> idioms are tagged as such (they have "part_of_speech" set to
> "sen:idiom"). Not all of them are metaphors.

Since I'm not sure about the definition, I must ask: Which ones ARE
metaphors?

FYI, there is a list of idioms at the klingon.wiki/En/Idioms

> Some idioms are instances of metonymy, but not all idioms which are noun
> phrases are metonyms. {chatlh} meaning "nonsense" is an idiom, but not a
> metonym.

Eeeuhh....


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