[tlhIngan Hol] {bam} and {DIgh} difference

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Tue Mar 3 06:31:25 PST 2020


On 3/3/2020 9:10 AM, mayqel qunen'oS wrote:
> {bam} is defined as "face, have the prospect of having to deal with".
>
> {DIgh}, on the other hand, is defined as "undertake, deal with".
>
> I can't understand what's the actual difference between them.
>
> Do we use {bam} when we will face something unpleasant in the future, 
> and {DIgh} when we deal with something in the here-and-now, regardless 
> if it is pleasant or not ?

That's pretty much it. *bam* doesn't imply unpleasantness, though it'll 
often be used of something unpleasant (otherwise why mention facing 
it?). You might say *noH wIbam. ngay' vIchav!* /We face a war. I will 
achieve glory!/

-- 
SuStel
http://trimboli.name

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