[tlhIngan Hol] rules to live by

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Fri Jul 9 08:01:28 PDT 2021

On 7/9/2021 10:52 AM, mayqel qunen'oS wrote:
> SuStel:
> > It's because woman does not imply a
> > relationship to anyone, so saying my
> > woman is implying actual ownership. In
> > contemporary English, that is.
> This seems strange..
> In Greek we never say "my wife" unless in a very formal setting. 
> 99,999% of the time we say "my woman" to refer to the one we're 
> married too. And no one considers this derrogatory; not even the most 
> radical feminists.

My guess (and it's only a guess) is that *be'wI'*/my woman/ would be 
acceptable to Klingons in the same way it seems acceptable to you in Greek.


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