[tlhIngan Hol] expressing "the following words are written in random order"

jevreh at qeylis.net jevreh at qeylis.net
Fri Jun 26 06:07:42 PDT 2020

why not just say the next word was chosen randomly?

<mu’tlheghvetlh ghItlhtaHvIS mu’ veb wIvmeH ‘al mu’vetlh.> (Or maybe <mu’ ‘al wIvpu’>?)

“While writing that sentence, for the purpose of choosing the next word, the word was random.” (Or “a random word was chosen”).


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> On Jun 26, 2020, at 08:46, mayqel qunen'oS <mihkoun at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've wondered how to say "the following words are written in random
> order". And I found two ways to say it:
> Suppose that we'll talk about a specific group of words, which will
> appear in sentence, like "I like spaghetti, pizza, steaks, and
> hamburgers". Perhaps, before this sentence we could say one of the
> following.
> chIchHa' mu'tlhegh vebDaq Hoch Soj (mu') Daq vIwIvpu'.
> The location of each word at the following sentence has been selected
> unintentionally.
> or
> mu'tlhegh vebDaq Haw Hoch Soj (mu') Daq.
> At the next sentence the place of each word is random.
> Of course, the thing to wonder would be whether the word {Daq} could
> be used to express "the specific place in the sentence which is
> occupied by a word", and I could have sworn that we had a noun {lan}
> meaning "place" in the general sense, but I checked and the only thing
> that we have is the verb {lan} for "to place".
> So, for lack of a better alternative, I'd use {Daq} anyway.
> ~ Qa'yIn
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