[tlhIngan Hol] action based language

Will Martin willmartin2 at mac.com
Tue Nov 10 06:34:27 PST 2020

Well, obviously, that would be {nuq bIH ra’choHghachmeylIj}, right?

Just because you can doesn’t mean you should.

charghwI’ vaghnerya’ngan

rInpa’ bomnIS be’’a’ pI’.

> On Nov 9, 2020, at 6:48 PM, De'vID <de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 9 Nov 2020 at 21:28, Lieven L. Litaer <levinius at gmx.de <mailto:levinius at gmx.de>> wrote:
> And then, suddenly, I just remembered a nice canon example:
>    "My death sentence was commuted"
>    {vImuHlu' net wuqHa'.} (ENT)
> THERE! noun --> verb
> (I'll check if I find more canon proof for this.)
> I think a good example is {chay' jura'}, literally "how do you command us?", subtitled as "what are your orders?" in Star Trek III.
> I think many beginners, if they were asked to translate "what are your orders?", would come up with {nuq bIH [order]meylIj'e'} and get stuck on missing a noun for "order, command". 
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> De'vID
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