tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Thu Jul 01 09:47:30 1999
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Re: KLBC challenge
majQa'! yIHem! Keep this up and you won't be addressing the BG.
You'll BECOME the BG.
pagh, watch this guy. When you seek a successor, keep him in
Just because you created some angst for me doesn't mean I don't
like you or your work.
On Thu, 1 Jul 1999 12:04:53 -0400 Carleton Copeland
> ja' charghwI' 'utlh:
> poHwIj DapoQqu'. *poster*wIj vIpoSmoH...
> telDaq wovmoHwI'mey.
> bIqay'qu'. *KLBC*vaD 'Itlhqu' qaDlIj. choghong.
> chaq wot mu'ghomHom 'oHlaH mojaq <<-wI'>>mo' DIp mojbogh wot'e'.
> vaj chaq bIvbe' chovnatlhvam. bIvmo' 'oHbe'law' <<[tel]Daq
> 'oHlaw' <<[telDaq wovmoH]wI'mey>>.
> DuH je latlh.
> chaq poDmeH wot So'lu'. <<telDaq wovmoHwI'mey [lanlu'pu']>>
> jISovchu'be'. jISovlaHbe'. wej QIj *Okrand*.
> DaH bIqay'pu'. qaDwIj naQ yIta'. mu'meywIj yImugh. HaghwI' Qav
> qaDlIj naQ vIta'meH mugh qa'ral:
> You're making quite a demand on my time. I'm opening my poster ...
> "wing lights" (/telDaq wovmoHwI'mey/)
> You're quite a nuisance. Your challenge is far too advanced for KLBC.
> You're abusing me.
> Perhaps a verb that becomes a noun because of the suffix /-wI'/ can be a
> verb phrase, so maybe this example doesn't break the rules. It's probably
> not /[tel]Daq [wovmoHwI'mey]/, since that breaks the rules. It's probably
> /[telDaq wovmoH]wI'mey/.
> There's another possibility. Perhaps the verb has been concealed for the
> purpose of abbreviation: "lights [have been placed] on the wing". I don't
> know and have no way of knowing. Okrand hasn't explained it yet.
> Now that you've made a nuisance of yourself, complete my challenge and
> translate my words. See who has the last laugh.
> Sov vISuqDI' jIQuch, vaj jIHagh. jIghel je: /phrase/ 'oSlaw'
> *mu'ghomHom*. qar'a'?