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Re: qagh mIQta'bogh vay'

qa'vaj (darqang99@gmail.com)



On 12/13/07, Steven Boozer <sboozer@uchicago.edu> wrote:
>
> At 11:13 PM Wednesday 12/12/2007, qa'vaj wrote:
>
> >SKI:  "deep fried gagh" - a brief Klingonish take of a famous little
> story.
>
>   qagh mIQta'bogh vay'
>   "gagh that someone [definite] has deep-fried"
>
> Note that this could also mean "someone [definite] that has deep-fried
> gagh".  A stylistic device to distinguish which meaning you intend is to
> tag the relevant noun with {-'e'} "topic":
>
>   qagh'e' mIQta'bogh vay'
>   "gagh that/which someone has deep-fried"
>
>   qagh mIQta'bogh vay''e'
>   "someone that/who has deep-fried gagh"
>
> The extra syllable may, however, upset the meter and rhyme of your story.
>
>
> maj.  bIlugh. ngoDvetlh vIlIj.  ghaytan Qap <<qagh'e' mIQta'bogh vay'>>.
-- 
qa'vaj
qo'lIj DachenmoHtaH






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