tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Tue Dec 21 06:35:17 1993
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]
On Dec 20, 2:05am, Peter Garza wrote:
> 1. wIch be' = woman of myth. Why did Mr. Okrand have to make wIch a
> word already? Anyway, how does this sit for "witch"?
wichHoS be'? [Woman of mythical power]. In Shakespeare the significance
of her mythology is less than that of her power from a mysterious, mythical
> 2. How would one translate "thunder"? The whole line is "In thunder,
> lightning, or in rain?" Suggestions?
jevDaq chuSqu'? jevDaq wovqu'? pum jevbIQ'a'Daq?
I'm not thinking clearly enough to have any confidence in the use of
-Daq here. Still, "very noisy storm" is as close to thunder as I could get. I
wanted "brief, bright storm light" for lightning, but I couldn't figure out
how to get "brief". Rain could be a composit as "storm-water". These are only
brainstorming ideas. The grammar checker is not working yet in this snowy AM,
while I have a head cold.