[tlhIngan Hol] difference between someone somebody and vay'

Lieven L. Litaer levinius at gmx.de
Tue Mar 30 15:00:02 PST 2021


Am 30.03.2021 um 15:09 schrieb SuStel:
> Okrand wasn't looking for every synonym for /somebody/ when he wrote
> that gloss. Since /somebody/ and /someone /are more or less
> interchangeable, he just included one of them.

I found one canon example showing that Okrand exchanged those words
without thinking of the difference:

naDev vay' DaSov'a'?
Do you know anyone here? (CK)

If there were an important difference, this should be "Do you know
ANYBODY here?"


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