[tlhIngan Hol] new word {pal'ar} "kinsperson, family member"

Alan Anderson qunchuy at alcaco.net
Fri May 27 17:42:26 PDT 2022

On Fri, May 27, 2022 at 9:40 AM D qunen'oS <mihkoun at gmail.com> wrote:

> When I first read about this word, I was excited thinking that we have a
> word for "relative".
> But if the wife of someone is his {pal'ar} too, then obviously this word
> can't be defined as "relative".

Why not? Spouses are relatives. That's by explicit legal definition in many
US jurisdictions, and by what I think is common sense everywhere. How would
one define a relative in a way that excludes a spouse, but includes in-laws?

-- ghunchu'wI'
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