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Re: "How fast will it go?"

>'aqroS} "top (interior)" can also mean "maximum"; cf. the English idiom 
>"top speed".  From the Bird of Prey poster:
>  'aqroS qughDo:  pIvlob Hut vI' vagh
>   Maximum Cruising Speed - Warp 9.5
>  jabbI'ID pup: Qapchu'meH 'aqroS chuq:  cha' vI' chorgh loghqammey
>  High Resolution - Maximum Effective Range - 3.5 Light Years
>FYI, in the BoP poster {rav} "floor" seems to be used for "minimum":
>   Hung buv rav: patlh Hut
>   classified level 9 and above
>   ["security classification 'floor':  level nine"]

Anyone want to speculate on why {'aqroS} and {rav} seem to 
behave oppositely?  To be consistent with practically every other
example of "quantity" nouns, the last example should be {rav Hung buv}.

-- ter'eS


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