tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Tue Apr 13 21:18:05 1999

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Re: {-Hom}: descriptive or pejorative?

ja' Voragh:
>Note that these explanations are purely descriptive or logical; no moral
>judgements are implied.  (Note that in KCD we're told that {Qa'Hom} can be
>used as an insult, but that is due to the nature of the animal -
>{Ha'DIbaH}, another insult! - not because of the suffix.)

There is this missive from Okrand a few months ago to consider:
>Maltz did say, however, that he'd heard the term <'ujHom>
>used in a story about a merchant lacking honor, something
>about the merchant not filling the order properly.

-- ghunchu'wI'

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