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Re: chay' chIjmeH tlhuDtaHbogh Hovmey DIlo'laH?

ghunchu'wI' (

On May 28, 2009, at 4:06 PM, Steven Boozer wrote:

> "How to use pulsars for interstellar navigation"
> Not sure about the placement of {chay'} - before or after {chIjmeH}?

I'd put it after the {chIj} clause.  It belongs to the {lo'} clause.

If you're going to say {DIlo'laH} you ought to say {machIjmeH} as well.

> For the astronomy buffs... Lacking a word for pulsar I came up with  
> {tlhuDtaHbogh Hov} "star which continuously emits (energy/ 
> radiation)" on the model of {Dejpu'bogh Hov} "collapsed star".   
> Right or wrong?

mujbej.  Definitely wrong.  chaq Del <chaDvay' Hov> <Dov'agh Hov>  
joq.  vIpongnISchugh jIH, ghaytan jIjatlh <nov SuD>.

-- ghunchu'wI'

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