[tlhIngan Hol] Beginner questions - SAO, SAS and pronouns

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Mon Sep 28 13:57:28 PDT 2020


On 9/28/2020 4:40 PM, SuStel wrote:
> “May Klingons endure!”
>
> That's one possible interpretation. Here's another: it's Clipped 
> Klingon, short for *tlhIngan maH. mataHjaj!*
>
> And yet another: a noun has elided: *tlhIngan maH. taHjaj ghu'vam!*
>
> Or a more specific one: *tlhIngan maH. taHjaj wo'!*
>
> Or maybe this is an example of a verb whose subject is just so well 
> understood that it's never actually stated, like when a Klingon feels 
> water falling from the sky and says*SIS.* What is the subject of 
> *SIS?* Nothing specific, but we understand the sentence all the same.
>
Or another: it's really *tlhIngan maHtaHjaj*/May we continue to be 
Klingons./

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SuStel
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