tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Tue Jul 09 08:35:53 2002
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Re: Terrorist - HighwI'
>From: "Stephan Schneider" <email@example.com>
>> >ram ngoQ. SuvwI'vamvaD ponglu'meH QaQlaw' <ghobmeH ghIjwI'>.
>> SuvwI'vamvaD - for this warrior
>> ponglu'meH - in order to be called
>> QaQlaw' - apparently good
>> <> - terrorist
>> *an apparently good terrorist in order to be called for this warrior.*
>> i cannot parse this frase better. do you mean that these terrorists
>> want be called warriors, and that's why they wage a war?
>The verb /pong/ has been used by Okrand, in such a way as to suggest that
>the object of /pong/ is the name, not the thing that the name is applied to.
>(Not that it might not also include that, but I don't know.) The example is
>/'oHvaD juHqo' ponglu'/ "It is called the homeworld." The thing which
>"receives" the name is the beneficiary, and thus takes /-vaD/.