tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Sun Aug 16 06:28:54 2009

Back to archive top level

To this year's listing



[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]

Re: Query on -choHmoHwI'

Mark J. Reed (markjreed@gmail.com) [KLI Member]



I see you're still  using {lamHa'}.  So why not {Say'}?

On Sun, Aug 16, 2009 at 8:05 AM, qe'San (Jon Brown)<qeSan@btinternet.com> wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Steven Boozer" <sboozer@uchicago.edu>
>
>> Mark J. Reed wrote:
>>>You can certainly attach -wI' to the verb to get "cleaner". ÂWhether
>>>that's understood to mean "toothbrush" depends on context.
>>
>> naHQun:
>>>I thought he meant toothpaste...
>>
>> ... or a dental hygienist!
>
> I was thinking toothbrush but I accept without any further clarification it
> could be open to brush or hygegienist but context like me being in my
> bathroom or being at the dentist's would differentiate...
>
> I suppose toothpaste could be included but where a hygienist or tooth brush
> could clean the teeth without anything else toothpaste would require
> something like the toothbrush, finger or hygienist to get rid of any dirt.
>
> Shame there isn't a word for paste (at least one I'm aware of)... I wonder
> if Â"thick solution" {taS jeD} would adequately describe a paste. If so
> maybe Ho'Du' ÂtaS jeD would pass as toothpaste
>
> "In order to clean my teeth. I use tooth brush (cleaner) and paste."
>
> Ho'Du'wIj vIlamHa'choHmoHmeH lamHa'choHmoHwI' Ho'Du' ÂtaS jeD je vIlo'
>
> or if that works would thick solution on it's own be enough:
>
> Ho'Du'wIj vIlamHa'choHmoHmeH lamHa'choHmoHwI' taS jeD je vIlo'
>
> ??
>
> qe'San
>
>
>
>
>



-- 
Mark J. Reed <markjreed@gmail.com>






Back to archive top level