tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Wed Jun 12 10:52:24 2002
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RE: words for edit image
I think I got upset. About being told I'm not interested in the
Language, or grammar.
I'm not trying to pick a fight or be a smarty pants.
I put forward my ideas and ask questions so someone can explain why or
how something is.
or should I not?
>From: SIqar [mailto:SIqar@icqmail.com]
>Sent: Wednesday, June 12, 2002 7:40 AM
>Subject: RE: words for edit image
>Because I am trying to learn.
>I'm not a linguist
>I only know English grammar because it's the one I was bought up with.
>(and I'm not great at it)
>And I thought that if one word meant something in one language and
>anther word meant something similar in another language that you could
>use the words to express the meaning.
>I'm just trying to get a grip on it and when I've been told that visual
>display means more like graphics doesn't help when visual display in
>English means the computer monitor and not the content of the monitor.
>And someone has gone and used nagh beQ on the google website to mean
>images, or am I confusing graphics and images, or someone should go and
>fix that up.
>>From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]
>>Sent: Wednesday, June 12, 2002 1:27 AM
>>Subject: RE: words for edit image
>>> I know I'm a newbie :-)
>>> If the term, nagh beQ is a term that bas been extended to mean the
>>> resulting artwork itself,...
>>Klingon is a language, not a code. You show no interest in the grammar
>>the ability to express ideas. Instead, you show a lot of interest in
>>the right word in Klingon to exactly match a particular word you have
>>English. That's not how translating from one language to another
>>how codes work, but it is not how languages work.
>>What is the English word for "banana"? What is the French word for
>>What is the English word for "Art Nouveau"? What is the Klingon word
>>Keep asking questions like that and you won't ever learn how to say
>>meaningful in the Klingon language. If you aren't interested in
>learning how to
>>do that, then why do you seek so much attention from this group?