tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Sat Aug 24 04:24:02 2002
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Re: tlhIngan Hol lujatlhbogh puq'e'
>> but that is no problem, as long as no one attempts to rewrite tkd
>> every time that someone has an idea how to change the description of
>> correctly spoken klingon. i could invent my explanations, you could
>> invent yours. someone else, who knows already klingon and wants to
>> explain it to someone else could read the explanations of you and me
>> and according to the explanation that he likes the best he explains
>> it to his student.
>> there is no problem, only progress, imho.
>the slight problem there *is*, is - as Qov explained in another post -
>that in order to check whether what we explain to others is correct,
>we *always* need to go back to what Okrand has said, because in
>our "game", this is the only source we know to bre reliable.
i thought that it could be possible to map this reliable source to
another reliable source, that, however, wouldn't be the only reliable
source we would have.
>so, first, one has to understand the Okrandian way of describing the
>language - *then* one can go ahead and try to rephrase things, so
>one can remember them more easily.
it were only the descriptions that i thought to understand that i
wanted to reformulate. but i don't want to reformulate now.