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Re: KLBC: HovqIj jun Hov wov

ja' ghunchu'wI':

> ja' HovqIj:
> >Uh-oh... something interesting is taking form in my mind:
> >ghawran cha'bogh navmey Daleghpu''a'?
> >Have you seen...
> >               ...the pictures that show Gowron?
> >              ...Gowron's pictures?
> >Seems to be another hunter-killer probe...
> Note that "Gowron's picture" is exactly as ambiguous in English as
> {ghawran cha'bogh nav} is in Klingon.  You didn't put a {lu-} on
> {cha'bogh navmey}, so it can strictly be interpreted only as having
> the "Gowron's papers which display" meaning.  With a {lu-}, it could
> be either "Gowron's papers which display (something singular)" or
> "papers which display Gowron".
> -- ghunchu'wI'

<lu-> vIlIj. <lu-> lo'lu'DI' lugh.


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