tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Mon Jan 04 13:03:12 1999

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Re: -oy

At 09:51 AM 03/01/99 -0800, you wrote:
>Ok, this isn't really grammar - so we don't have to wait for pagh. {{:o)
>In ST6 we hear Azetbur call her father <vavoy>. She clearly wasn't insulting
>him. I think it's at worst weird to call someone something-oy without a good
>reason. If I called you <qIrInteSoy> your husband might have something to
>say about it... Check out in KGT p. 201. I think the use of <-oy> is limited
>to that type of context.

But if my ex-boyfriend calls me qaSaoy, can I slap him around a bit?  He's
not Klingon, he doesn't consider violence to be a come-on.


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