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Re: mI'QeD



jatlh DSTRADER@delphi.com:
[...]
: Thus the new group of words indicating powers of ten less than 10^0:
: 10^-1 maHvI', 1/10
: 10^-2 vatlhvI', 1/100
: 10^-3 SanIDvI', 1/1000
: 10^-4 netlhvI', 1/10000
: 10^-5 bIpvI', 1/100000
: 10^-6 'uy'vI', 1/1000000
: 
: 
: Also, value words (1-9) might also be able to take -vI'.
: cha'vI' 1/2
: wejvI' 1/3
: loSvI' 1/4
: vaghvI' 1/5
: etc....
: 
: Of course, there is a word bID meaning "half" in TKD. I would accept
: this as an irregularity, equivalent to cha'vI', just a more common
: ly used term. 
ngerlij viparHa'! However, I think it's a bit dangerous to add new morphemes
without Okrand's approval. I'm not trying to be a purist, but the fact is that
Klingon is irregular enough that it's hard to know when to exploit an apparent
pattern. However, I like this and will probably adopt it in my own Klingon
writing as an interim solution.....

[...]
: He just wanted to leave it up to the faithful
: tlhIngan Hol HaDwI', just like he left it up us to figure out that
: {tlhaq}, the word for "chronometer," is really "clock."
And notice the phonetic resemblance between "tlhaq" and "clock".

: 
: ngerwIj yIqel
: Guido#1 ---*
: 
: ghItlh 'o' (P.S.)- 
: Does any think that {cherHa'be'ghachnganqech}="Antidisestablishmentarianism?"
: cher     establish
: Ha'      dis
: be'      anti
: ghach    ment
: ngan     arian
: qech     ism
: 
: Never mind...
: 
: 
Dochvam je viparHa'. ;> (btw, "postscript" should be >'o' ghitlh<, not >ghitlh
'o'<.

Qapla' Qichqemwi'vo'.
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