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Re: Question about -wI'

Christopher Doty (

On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 13:46, Steven Boozer <> wrote:
> {HerghwI'} may also be a contraction of the longer {Hergh QaywI'} "pneumatic hypo" or "thing which transfers medicine" (HQ 1.3:9).  Perhaps this is medical slang for a commonly used device which one may need to ask for quickly.

Ya, I quite like this analysis as a shortened form, also proposed by

On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 13:31, ghunchu'wI' 'utlh <> wrote:
> mu'ghom.

=dictionary/word list?

> pagh ngoQ chav.

In what way?  If I want to know how to say that I administer medicine
or treat someone, I wanted to know if this was a verb I could use.

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