[tlhIngan Hol] Appositions with type 5 suffixes / I'm cold, I'm hot

luis.chaparro at web.de luis.chaparro at web.de
Sat Sep 17 04:26:28 PDT 2022

Thank you again, Voragh, Lieven and ghunchu'wI' for your help!
> The example that I think is most compelling comes from Skybox SP1 Qo'noS wo' Empire of Kronos:

> ...juHqo' Qo'noSvo' loghDaq lengtaHvIS tlhInganpu'...
> ...During the...[travel] of the Klingon people from their homeworld of Kronos into space...

> This apparent apposition puts the Type 5 noun suffix on only the final noun. It's not a simple noun-noun construction; if it were, I would have expected it to be in the other order.

This is indeed a very good example. There are also the examples with names of ships, like:

*DIvI' 'ejDo' 'entepray'Daq Dajollu'* - /Get beamed aboard the USS Enterprise./ (/Star Trek Experience/)
*qIvo'rIt toQDuj 'oH tlhIngan wo' Duj pagh'e'* - /The Imperial Klingon Vessel Pagh is a K'Vort-class Bird-of-Prey./ (/SkyBox#7/) By the way, why is in the title of this card also the suffix *-'e' *? Is this an error or am I missing something?

So, leaving apart the question about what an apposition is in Klingon, it seems that type 5 suffixes always come on the last noun (?).

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