[tlhIngan Hol] differentiating between fruit and vegetable
sustel at trimboli.name
Tue Feb 2 07:43:19 PST 2021
On 2/2/2021 9:17 AM, mayqel qunen'oS wrote:
> There's this alien..
> She loves fruits (apples, oranges, strawberries, bananas, etc..), but
> she hates vegetables (lettuces, cauliflowers, broccoli, cabbages, etc..).
> maj. And now I ask.
> Since we have just one word for both "fruit" *and* "vegetable", how in
> the glorious name of qeylIS the unforgettable are we supposed to say
> "the alien loves fruits, but hates vegetables"?
A botanist would say that a fruit is a seed-bearing part of a plant that
develops from the ovary of a flowering plant, while a vegetable is any
other part of a plant. Now all you need is the Klingon word for /ovary./
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