[tlhIngan Hol] negative imperatives with {not} imperatives with adverbs

Will Martin willmartin2 at mac.com
Mon Jul 12 06:02:36 PDT 2021

An alternative:


Neither {not yItor} nor {yItorQo’} is spectacularly superior to the other. There’s also {reH yItorQo’} and likely other creative alternatives, depending on subtle differences in desired emphasis. 

charghwI’, retired 

> On Jul 12, 2021, at 8:25 AM, mayqel qunen'oS <mihkoun at gmail.com> wrote:
> vortarulo:
> > Yes, {not yItor} is correct.
> > Marc Okrand wrote several autographs in > people's TKDs (also in mine) saying {not > yIjegh!} ‘Never surrender!’, so that 
> > construction is established.
> Ok, thanks!
> This whole matter is rather strange.. If I read in english "usually study!" it sounds awkward, but if I read in klingon {motlh yIHaD}, then this is something I could swallow.
> Anyway though, since 'oqranD has used the adverb-imperative combination, then all is well.
> Thank you, vortarulo!
> ~ Dana'an
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