[tlhIngan Hol] rules to live by

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Fri Jul 9 06:40:00 PDT 2021

On 7/9/2021 9:33 AM, mayqel qunen'oS wrote:
> I don't think that a person possesses his child or his lord, as he
> would possess a physical object, so I can't understand your comment
> of: {wa' be' vISaH jIH, 'ach ghaH vISeHbe'. <be'wI'> vIpongDI' chaq
> jIwogh}.

Legal possession and physical possession are not the same as grammatical 
possession. Klingon, like English, uses the concept of possession to 
represent relationships between people. /My child/ (and *puqwI'*) means 
the relationship between me and the person is that of parent (me) and child.


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