tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Mon Oct 18 14:15:40 1993
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Re: Word for mate?
On Oct 16, 12:23pm, SPEERS@guvax.acc.georgetown.edu wrote:
> Subject: Re: Word for mate?
> Everyone is suggesting "bangwI'" for the word 'mate,' but what about
> the word "bang" itself? TKD lists it as a noun meaning 'love,' but
> also 'one who is loved.' Wouldn't "bangwI'" be a bit redundant?
The main reason it is suggested is that the word was used in ST3,
written by Okrand. Also, you are misinterpreting the wI'. It does not mean
"one who -verb-s". It means "my -noun-capable-of-using-language".