[tlhIngan Hol] using an entire sao as a {-bogh} phrase

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Wed Apr 20 06:35:39 PDT 2022

On 4/20/2022 8:28 AM, mayqel qunen'oS wrote:
> This isn't something I'd actually do, but I'm wondering whether it 
> would be actually correct.
> I want to say "the officer who wants us to defect is a traitor". Or 
> "the officer who plans that we defect is a traitor". So I write:
> maghwI' ghaH macheH neHbogh yaS'e'
> maghwI' ghaH macheH 'e' nabbogh yaS'e'
> Are the above correct?

Yes, they're correct, and we have at least one canonical example of this 
sort of thing:

veqlarghvo' narghbogh loD
     chutDaj bIv 'e' ngIlbogh loD
     DaH pongDaj Sov qotar

Now Kotar has the name
     Of the one who eluded Fek'lhr,
     And he dared to defy his rules.



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