[tlhIngan Hol] prefix trick formal or informal

De'vID de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com
Fri Jul 1 06:39:00 PDT 2022

On Fri., Jul. 1, 2022, 14:05 D qunen'oS, <mihkoun at gmail.com> wrote:

> Does it make sense to wonder whether the prefix trick is to be used in
> less formal occasions, than the "full form" of the sentence?
> For example, in a religious ceremony comes a point where one needs to say
> to the other "and now I give you the knife".

{tIqwIj Sa'angnIS} is a sacred phrase said during the Rite of Ascension,
which symbolises the attainment of a certain spiritual level. I think it
qualifies as a "religious ceremony". See TKW p.203.


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