tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Mon Jul 19 09:11:42 1999

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RE: wild nature

>> I had a question concerning nature. Since civilization is an
>> artificial habitat. Would uncivilized also be considered wild.
>> With the diminutive of wild being natural. Both are are
>> considered adjectives or minor verbs. Though there
>> are derivatives for nouns as in wilderness and nature.

>The question you are asking - how to say "wild" or "natural" - is a fairly
>difficult one. We don't have a single word with a meaning even close to
>either of these. One word to consider is <nIt> - "pure, unsullied,
>uncorrupted" - found in KGT. Perhaps we simply don't know the vocabulary
>that deals with these concepts yet. Perhaps Klingons basically consider
>*all* forests and animals (except maybe pets <Sajmey>) to be "wild", and
>don't feel a need to comment on it.

I ran into this problem a couple months ago with the project I recently

* Like pagh stated, keep in mind what klingons might call "wild"

* Recast the whole idea

* In some context I use Hatlh - country, countryside
Hatlh does not mean country, nation.  That would be wo' or Sep
Hatlh is countryside, away from the city.


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