[tlhIngan Hol] {neH} "merely" with imperatives

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Thu Oct 14 08:25:57 PDT 2021

More examples of {neH} with imperatives:

Duj yIQotlh neH 
Just disable the ship! (TKD)

wa' DoS neH yIbuS 
Focus on but one target. (TKW)

matHa',  DoS jonta' neH 
Gunner, target: engine only. (ST3; verb omitted but implied)

Voragh (hey, it's what I do!)

-----------------------------------Original Message-----------------------------------
From: tlhIngan-Hol On Behalf Of Lieven L. Litaer

Am 14.10.2021 um 14:16 schrieb mayqel qunen'oS:
> Does it make sense to use {neH} "merely" with imperatives?
>     don't merely drag your feet, dance!
>     QIt yIyItQo' neH, yImI'!
> Does this make sense?


You really need to check your canon sources more intensely:

{yIQeqQo' neH. DoS yIqIp.}
"Don't just aim; hit the target!" (TKW p. 191)

Lieven L. Litaer

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