tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Tue Dec 28 11:30:08 1999

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Re: Star Trek : Klingon! CD-Rom Game observation

On Tue, 28 Dec 1999 14:13:50 EST wrote:

> In a message dated 99-12-28 11:19:41 EST, you write:
> << > pIj *KCD* vIQujpu'. reH munuQpu' vIDellaHbe'bogh vay'.
>  Anybody capable of using grammar of this sophistication should 
>  work a little harder on word order. Direct objects preceed 
>  verbs, even in relative clauses. Also, I suspect you wanted the 
>  verb {ghov} instead of {Del}.
>   >>
> I wasn't certain which verb would better carry the connotation I was looking 
> for. What I wanted to convey is carried by the *other* Terran colloquialism, 
> "Something which I could not quite put my finger on"...I went with 
> Del<describe> as a variant on "define", but it really doesn't quite work, 
> either. Anyone else have any ideas ?

Well, {ghov} was one suggestion. Perhaps better is {ngu'}.
> juDmoS


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