tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Mon Dec 16 08:24:01 2002

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From: "Quvar valer" <>
> Apparently {tlhob} can be used for both asking and requesting.
> The object can be the person being asked:
>    {lutlhob} "They ask him"
> When requesting, the object can also be a sentence describing what you
>    {juDev 'ej Dujvam ra'wI' DagheS 'e' vItlhob}
>    "I ask you to lead us as commander of this ship"
>    literally: "I request that you lead us [...]"

This also tends to imply that the object can also be the thing requested
(i.e., "ask for"):

chab vItlhob
I asked for a pie.

This use is undocumented and speculative.

Stardate 2958.5

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