tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Thu Dec 12 17:03:27 2002

Back to archive top level

To this year's listing

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]

RE: As usual...

> > > betleH DIlo'taHvIS maHay'nISbe'.
> > > We don't need to duel with bat'leths.
> > > We don't need to duel while using bat'leths.
> > >
> > > Keep in mind that the English is equally vague as to whether
> > > this means you are going to duel with something else, or if
> > > you don't need to duel at all.
> >
> > maHay'meH betleH DIlo'nISbe'
> "We don't need to use bat'leths to duel."  Different connotation than what
> I would want, where the crux of the statement is that we don't need to
> duel in the first place...

Since you want to avoid the duel, whether you're using betleH or something
else, then just leave of the "with bet'leths."  maHay'nISbe'.


Back to archive top level