[tlhIngan Hol] New words from Hamletmachine

Lieven L. Litaer levinius at gmx.de
Tue Mar 31 12:19:02 PDT 2020

Am 31.03.2020 um 11:36 schrieb De'vID:>     {much jech} - costume
> But only in the context of stage plays? For example, not a Halloween
> costume (unless there's a Halloween play involved)?

I've always thought that a halloween costume is just a {jech}. The
difference is that a {much jech} is used on stage, so roughly a "theatre
costume". People would not run around in a {much jech}, unless they want
to {much} something.

>     {qab jech} - mask
> Just for disguise, not protection, right? So not a surgical mask or a
> N95 respirator mask, for example?

Well, Okrand didn't say that, but {jech} implies to me "disguise", and I
doubt a surgeon wants to disguise.

Lieven L. Litaer
aka the "Klingon Teacher from Germany"

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