[tlhIngan Hol] is the noun {gher'ID} used for good for bad or for both

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Thu Jul 15 06:31:44 PDT 2021

On 7/15/2021 9:12 AM, mayqel qunen'oS wrote:
> {gher'ID} (n) "results, outcome, effect, repercussions, consequence,
> ramification".
> The words "results/outcome/effect" -the way I understand them- are
> neutral; i.e. we can have a positive or negative result, a positive or
> negative outcome, a positive or negative effect.
> But googling repercussion/ramification I found:
> - repercussion: "an unintended consequence of an event or action,
> especially an unwelcome one".
> - ramification: "a complex or unwelcome consequence of an action or event".
> So, when it comes to the klingon noun {gher'ID} do we use it for
> results/outcomes/effects which are good, which are bad, or can we use
> it for both?

The complete gloss gives no indication that *gher'ID* has a negative 

I would try to avoid assuming that connotations of the English gloss are 
also connotations of the Klingon word, unless there were some reason to 
think so.


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