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Re: "matay'DI' jIHegh vIneH!"

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



On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 4:43 PM, Steven Boozer <sboozer@uchicago.edu> wrote:
>>>On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 [Voragh] wrote:
>>> consider the very Klingon sentiment {matay'DI' jIHegh vIneH}
>>> ("I want to die when we're together").
>>
>>How is one to distinguish that from the somewhat less complimentary
>>"When we're together, I want to die."?  :)
> "Well, if I have to explain it to you, you wouldn't understand."  ;)

Would it help to replace {matay'DI'} with {matay'taHvIS}?  And perhaps
{maHegh} instead of {jIHegh}...

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





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