[tlhIngan Hol] literal meaning of the {net jalchugh}

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Tue Feb 23 06:28:38 PST 2021

On 2/23/2021 9:20 AM, mayqel qunen'oS wrote:
> SuStel:
> > You are thinking in English, not Klingon.
> > net jalchugh means exactly what it says
> > and introduces an irrealis.
> But this is what I don't understand; what does the {net jalchugh} say? 
> "if you are" or "if you were"?

It says /if one imagines./ The sentence that precedes it is the 
situation that one might imagine. Since it is imagined, it is not real, 
thus an irrealis.


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