tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Sun Apr 14 02:39:22 2002

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RE: po'

ja' "qurgh lungqIj" <>:
>Have a signed photo from Okrand, he signed it in front of me. On it he
>To Chris - tlhIngan Hol jatlhwI' po'! Qapla'! Marc Okrand
>He also wrote the same thing in my Blue Klingon Dictionary I had him
>sign. So that was at least two uses of po' as a noun in one day.
>Since this comes from Okrand, can't we say that it's a noun, because he
>is using it as a noun? I can scan in copies if anyone wants to see it.

He's not using it as a noun.  He's using it as a verb, in an adjectival
sense: "skilled speaker".  {*tlhingan Hol jatlh_bogh_ po'} would treat it
as a noun, but that's not what he wrote.

-- ghunchu'wI'

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