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RE: Okrand speaks: What time is it?

>From Okrnad on startrek.expertforum:

>    'arlogh Qoylu'pu'?
> This is literally "How many times has (someone) heard (it)?" or 
> "How many times has it been heard?"  (<'arlogh> "how many times?" 
> a word that functions adverbially, made up of the question word 
> <'ar> "how much? how many?" and the special number suffix <-logh> 
> "times" [as in "six times"]; 

jatlh Edy:

> Is it possible the usage of {'arlogh} in other sentences, as:
> 'arlogh Qo'noSDaq bIleng - How many times did you travel to 
> Kronos?

It certainly is. Okrand gave us a full description of <'arlogh> said nothing
about restricting it to this expression. Go ahead and use it. yIruch.

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