tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Tue Dec 21 14:12:35 1999

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Re: RE: KLBC: Hol vI'lo 'e' vInID (Soch)



On Mon, 20 Dec 1999 18:25:21 -0600 Steven Boozer 
<sboozer@midway.uchicago.edu> wrote:

> tuv'el:
> > 'urmang'a' qapum!
> > I accuse you of high treason!
>  
> pagh:
> : However, this use of <pum> is not so good. <pum> is just "accuse", not
> : "accuse of something". The object is clearly the person accused, and 
> : there is really no place for the reason of the accusation. This might 
> : be the place for <-mo'>:
> :     'urmang'a'lIjmo' qapum.
> 
> Or the verb {'ur} "commit treason":
> 
>   bI'urpu'; qapum.
>   bI'urpu'mo' qapum.
>   bI'urpu' 'e' vIpum. (?)
>   I accuse you of (having committed) treason.

This sounds good, though I'd tend to reverse the sentence order:

qapum; bI'urchu'pu'!

qapum. bI'urchu'pu' 'e' vISovbej!

qapum. bI'urchu'pu' 'e' vItoblaH!

qapum. bI'urchu'pu' 'e' vI'anglaHchu'!

> -- 
> Voragh                       
> Ca'Non Master of the Klingons 

charghwI'



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