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RE: mu'mey Sar

jatlh qa'ral:

> tlhInganpu', peqIm!

> *mu'mey Sar* QInwIj jangbe'pu' vay'.  meq tu'lu'bej.  
> chaq ghomvamDaq DIvI' Hol jatlhlaHbe' vay'.  vaj 
> vImugh:  chay' pIm mu'meyvam 'e' tuQIjchugh, tuquvmoH.

> Suv, ghob, Qoj  (KGT, p. 47)

Here's the relevant text from KGT:

   ... there are several verbs for "fight", "battle", 
   and the like. Most broadly, "do battle" or "wage war"
   -- that is, actually engage in a conflict in which a
   number of of combatants are involved -- is <ghob>.
   The notion of "make war" in the general sense, 
   referring to the *idea* of war and not a *specific*
   war, is <Qoj>. The verb for "fight", whether in a 
   war or a one-on-one confrontation, is <Suv>.

> SuvwI', vaj  (KGT, p. 50)

Similar to <ghob> and <Qoj>, <SuvwI'> refers to an actual warrior, while
<vaj> refers to the idea of a warrior, or "warriorness".

> voDleH, ta'  (?)

Okrand has given no explanation of the difference (at least that I know of),
and I don't think the canon uses demonstrate any obvious difference. 

> /KGT/ paqDaq lutu'lu' 'e' muja' muHwI'.  tugh Okrand 
> paqmey vIje' 'ach jIboH!  DaH vISovnIS!  pa' tlhIH 
> 'e' vISovbej.  pejang jay'!

> jIghelqa':  chay' *maq-to'vor*, *ma'veq*, 
> *SIto'vo'qor* je lughItlhlu'? 
> bIH lo'be'pu'chugh Okrand, mu' lugh rur'a'?

DaH jISovbe'chu'. roD mu'qoqvam vIbuSHa'.

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