[tlhIngan Hol] new word: chotlh

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Thu Nov 11 12:53:19 PST 2021

On 11/11/2021 3:03 PM, Lieven L. Litaer wrote:
> {bej} is defined as "watch, observe".

Is it? I don't see anywhere that /observe/ has been used to gloss *bej.*

> The proverb from TKW
>    {bISutlhnISchugh jaghlI' mInDu' tIbej.}
>    If you must negotiate, watch your enemy's eyes.
> is a hint to "observe" your opponent's eyes, but surely not stare at
> them intently.
The word /observe/ is never used in TKW to refer to vision.

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