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Re: Doctoral project on the Klingon language

MorphemeAddict (MorphemeAddict@wmconnect.com) [KLI Member] [Hol taghwI']



In a message dated 9/1/2009 15:26:23 Eastern Daylight Time, 
sboozer@uchicago.edu writes:

> In fact, every one of these could easily have been translated "if one 
> [does X]" with no loss in meaning.  And so:
> 
>   bIQaHchugh, yIQaH!
>   bIQaHmo', yIQaH!
> 
>   vay' DaQaHchugh, yIQaH!
>   vay' DaQaHmo', yIQaH!
> 
> 
> When one can help, one helps.  <g>
> 

You yourself 'translated' it as *can* help, so it should be {bIQaHlaHmo', 
yIQaH!} and {vay' DaQaHlaHmo', yIQaH!}.

lay'tel SIvten






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