[tlhIngan Hol] expressing "turn on the lights" and electricity terms

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Wed Jul 21 12:56:02 PDT 2021

And if the switch is more button-like, one can press it down {‘uy}:

(Lieven, 11/16/2014 < qepHom 2014):  And a [computer] mouse is a {'eQway'} …  He said that a {'eQway'} … could have a {leQ} "button" (but more generally "switch") … To "click" one of the buttons is to {'uy} “press down” (even though the action is really to press down and then release).

From: SuStel

On 7/21/2021 7:56 AM, mayqel qunen'oS wrote:
I *do* wonder about how we would describe when we would flip the switch

leQ raQ

leQ vIraQpu', 'ach Qapbe'pu' wovmoHwI'.
I flipped the switch, but the light did not work.
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