[tlhIngan Hol] expressing "the nerve of this guy"

mayqel qunen'oS mihkoun at gmail.com
Wed Jul 14 06:29:40 PDT 2021

> I don't know about Greek, but in English, this idiomatic sense of nerve
> is neutral, not negative. It's the context that colors it.
> You've got some nerve showing your face around here again! (Negative)
> He tried to work up the nerve to call her for a date. (Positive)

Interesting! I was totally unaware of that.. Then there's no problem;
I'll be using {qajunpaQ}, and provide the necessary context to clarify
that it's qajunpaQ of the negative kind. Thanks.

~ Dana'an

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