[tlhIngan Hol] joining multible {-bogh} phrases by {je}

Will Martin lojmitti7wi7nuv at gmail.com
Fri Jun 10 10:08:51 PDT 2022

Better yet:

romuluSngan HoHmeH Sambogh nejwI’ 

A Romulan probe which hunts in order to kill.

I know that will be shredded. It’s entirely wrong.

But it’s beautiful...


charghwI’ ‘utlh
(ghaH, ghaH, -Daj)

> On Jun 10, 2022, at 12:41 PM, Will Martin <lojmitti7wi7nuv at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think the REAL mystery here is why he didn’t call it {romuluSngan SammeH ‘ej HoHmeH nejwI’}. Hunting and killing is the purpose of the device, not merely a description of its behavior. Then the model of its word order would have been even clearer.
> pItlh
> charghwI’ ‘utlh
> (ghaH, ghaH, -Daj)
>> On Jun 10, 2022, at 11:31 AM, D qunen'oS <mihkoun at gmail.com <mailto:mihkoun at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> SuStel:
>> > You wouldn't say Sambogh 'ej romuluSngan HoHbogh 
>> > nejwI', would you? Of course not. Ask yourself why not.
>> (If I understand this matter correctly), I wouldn't say {Sambogh 'ej romuluSngan HoHbogh nejwI'} for the following reasons:
>> 1. Reading it from left to right it isn't immediately clear who is being located and by who.
>> 2. (After reading this thread) I'd understand it as "he/they who is/are located by him/them, and by a probe who kills Romulans".
>> 3. There's no already stated noun which is then being replaced by a pronoun (if that's how we call words like "he, she, they, etc).
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