tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Thu Jul 01 08:51:36 1999

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Re: KLBC challenge

You disregard the excellent possiblity that {batlh} might be 
used as a noun instead of as an adverb. It was used as a noun. 
Meanwhile, on further considerations (as you'll read if you keep 
catching up), I decided that {tu'lu'} is better used here than 

charghwI' 'utlh

On Thu, 1 Jul 1999 07:39:35 -0400 wrote:

> In a message dated 6/29/1999 10:57:44 AM US Mountain Standard Time, 
> writes:
> << Shouldn't that be: {Dat 'oHtaH batlh'e'} "honor is everywhere"?  Even if it
>  weren't an equational sentence, {-taH} "continuous" nicely reinforces {Dat}
>  "everywhere".  Hmmm... or is {Dat batlh 'oH} supposed to mean, "it (either
>  {ghoch} or {He}) is honorably everywhere"? >>
> =============
> I have not read further than this message yet.  Dangerous, I know.  There is 
> probably some other comment that will invalidate my message altogether; but, 
> here goes.  I read {Dat batlh 'oH} only as "It is honorably everywhere."  
> And, the "it" ('oH) appears to refer back to "goal" (ghoch) without any 
> problem to me.
> Since the question referred to one's having forgotten the goal, charghwI' 
> 'utlh's answer implies that one's goal is everywhere, honorably, remembered 
> or forgotten.
> peHruS

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