[tlhIngan Hol] expressing baby animals (and words for dog)
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>From: SuStel <sustel at trimboli.name>
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>> Anyway, I hadn't thought of saying *vighro'ghu*, *ngavyaw'ghu*,>> *qovIjghu*, or *bo'Deghghu* before. I remembered reading that -Hom
>> was the standard way to name the young of animals (on this mailing
>> list, I believe). -Hom creates some problems, though: if
>> *SarghHom* is "foal", then how do you say "pony"? I don't know
>> what all of you think, but I think a *SarghHom* would be a pony
>> and a *Sarghghu* would be a foal.
>*Sargh*/sark /(analogous to a horse)/
>/*Sargh mach*/small sark /(in the same way that a pony is a small breed
>/*Sargh ghu*/baby sark /(in the same way that a foal is an immature horse)
I like this idea! Or how about calling a pony-analogue a *Sargh nu'* (miniature sark)? By the same token, a minipig could be called a *targh nu'* (which rhymes with *Sargh nu'*).
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