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


"specify, pin down, put a label on" 'oS wot {per}.  'ej chaq mu' {ngu'chu'}
Dalo'laH.  "identify for sure" 'oS.

peHruS 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 ?
> juDmoS

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