tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Sun Apr 21 08:43:06 2002
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Re: to' nech 71-80
Once more, I will mostly ignore the originals as the intention here is not a
From: "Sean M. Burke" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> K: ngoQ yIDoH.
> Gloss: Back away from the goal.
> K: tIlIq!
> Gloss: Round them up!
> K: QIt potlh'a' bolIjlI'.
> Gloss: You are slowly forgetting the important thing.
maj. /potlh'a'/ is more than "the important thing." That's just /potlh/.
/potlh'a'/ is probably "the absolutely essential thing."
> K: tIvI'taH.
> Gloss: Keep accumulating them.
> K: tuHmoHbogh Qaghmey tInuD, ghIq tI'argh!
> Gloss: Examine the most shameful errors, and worsen them.
> K: QumwI' yIqel.
> Gloss: Consider the communicator.
> K: nuq ghaj Hoch?
> Gloss: What does everyone/everything have?
maj, maj, maj, 'ej maj!
> K: po'be'law'chugh, tIlo'!
> Gloss: If they are apparently unqualified, use them!
The /-law'/ may or may not work there (it indicates the the speaker is
uncertain of the truth of the statement, and /'umHa'law'chugh/ isn't a
statement). You may prefer this:
'umHa' 'e' DanoHchugh, tIlo'!
> Eno/Schmidt: Use `unqualified' people
ghot 'umHa' tIlo'!
> K: Saq gheghDaq, He Daleghbe'.
> Gloss: In rough land, you see no routes.
/Saq/ "land" is a verb. You want /puH/.
puH gheghDaq He Daleghbe'.
> K: 'IwlIj qes yI'Ij.
> Gloss: Listen to your blood's advice.
Capitalize that /S/, of course.