tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Mon Jul 15 03:23:55 2002

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Re: 'or

In a message dated 7/11/2002 10:46:16 AM Mountain Daylight Time, writes:

> {chIj} "navigate" is better suited to the person sitting in the passenger 
> seat with the map, telling the driver when to turn.  Note that {chIjwI'} 
> "navigator" and {DeghwI'} "helsman" are - or can be - two different jobs on 
> a starship.  (They certainly are on the US Navy ships I served on; helsmen 
> are enlisted men, the ship's navigator is an officer.)  I think the verb 
> you want is {raQ} "manipulate by hand, handle": i.e. you manipulate the 
> controls of the car.  Okrand discusses this word in KGT (p.79):
> "The closest to a general term in this realm may be the verb {raQ}, which 
> means 'manipulate by hand, handle'.

choquvmoH, qatlho'


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