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Klingon WOTD: ghIq (adv)

This is the Klingon Word Of The Day for Thursday, December 23, 1999.

Klingon word:   ghIq
Part of Speech: adverb
Definition:     then, subsequently

Additional Notes:
HolQeD 8:3.

The adverbial {ghIq} means "then" in the sense of "and then, subsequently" and the like.  It is used as in the following examples:

{Soppu'.  ghIq tlhutlhpu'.}
He/she ate.  Then (after that) he/she drank.

{wam chaH.  ghIq Soj luvut.}
They hunt.  Then (after that) they prepare food.

{wa'leS maghob.  ghIq malop.}
Tomorrow we will do battle.  Then (after that) we'll celebrate.

It is possible to join the sentences with a conjunction such as {'ej} "and" or {'ach} "but":

{wam chaH 'ej ghIq Soj luvut.}
They hunt and then they prepare food.

{tlhoy Sop 'ach ghIq Qongchu'.}
He/she eats too much, but then he/she sleeps soundly.
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