tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Sat Jul 20 17:22:31 2002

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RE: "qel" yIqel

>>> DIch vIghajbe', 'ach Dajqu' qechvetlh, 'ej tugh wIqelnIS. {{:-)

>>we've considered qel before, but we could be talking about the weather 
>>and in my mind I could be considering the possibility of putting my 
>>knife in your chest.  What I'm considering and what I'm talking about 
>>are completely different.

> Yes, exactly. And the issue that my meager example fails to demonstrate is

> that "qel" can't always mean "talk about". But in the above sentence it
> The idea here is to take existing words and combine them in novel ways, 
> possibly very different from those of familiar languages. But of course, 
> abandon the possibility of a one-to-one mapping. It'll never happen.

> HISlaH, qarqu'. 'ej ghu' qay'mo' QIjmeH lujbogh chovnatlhwIj nap, "talk 
> about" 'oSlaHchu'be' "qel". 'ach mu'tlheghvetlhDaq 'oSlaHbej. mu'mey 
> Daghovbogh DalIq, tlheghmey chu'Daq bIH Darar, 'e' 'oH Qu'na''e'. ghaytan
> tlheghmeyvetlh, tlheghmey'e' je chaw'bogh Holmey DaSovbogh. 'ach 'ay'mey 
> rarchu'ghach yItulQo'. DuHbe'ba'.

'ej DuH wIneHbe'chu'taH. DuHchugh vaj Dogh Holmaj 'ej Dal 'ej lI'Ha'chu'.
nov Hol rurmo' tlhIngan Hol, Daj 'oH 'ej vIHaD.


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