tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Sat Jul 27 10:08:37 2002

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Re: Ten Commandments

>  >> >   ghob tIvnISbe'lu'
>>>  >   One need not enjoy virtue. TKW
>ja' DloraH:
>>The problem here is the english.
>>The klingon is correct.
>The English is also correct.  The problem is that it's confusing to someone
>unfamiliar with the phrase "need not".  In English, "need not" does not
>mean "must not".  It's a somewhat uncommon phrasing which means the same
>thing as "does not need to".
>-- ghunchu'wI'

that's why "need" doesn't take the -s, maybe...
thank you for the explanations.

oops. i almost forgot to write something in klingon as this wasn't 
about klingon grammar. :)

oops. tlhoS tlhIngan Hol vIghItlhHem vIlIj. tlhIngan HolvaD jIjatlhbe'.


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