tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Thu Feb 04 05:43:23 1999
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Re: Sovchu'wI' (a wise man)
> >>> jatlh vav:
> >>> - "*cow* wIghaj. HuDvo' pumpu' 'ej Hegh.
> >>> QapmeH Sovbe'lu'bogh laHmajmey wIDubnIS."
> >>The father said, "We had a cow. He fell from a hill and died. We did not
> >>know, in order to succeed, we needed to improve our abilities."
> > You got the idea. The last paragraph I would mean:
> >"In order to succeed, we had to develop our undiscovered abilities"
> I would have used [ tu' ] - "discover" instead of [ Sov ].
> mataHmeH laHmeymaj tu'lu'pu'be'bogh wIDubnIS
mataHmeH laHmeymaj tu'Ha' DIDubnIS.
Why not just make undiscovered an adjective? Doesn't look so messy that way.
> In this context I also like the [ taH ]