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Re: [Tlhingan-hol] {qoSta'} clarified

De'vID (de.vid.jonpin@gmail.com)



<p dir="ltr"></p>
<p dir="ltr">Voragh:<br>
&gt; &gt; [It does BTW appear in the ST:Klingon! (KCD) novelization (p.85f.) and maybe the game itself (can someone check?):<br>
&gt; &gt;<br>
&gt; &gt;     The bartender nodded and before a moment passed he had<br>
&gt; &gt;   returned with three bottles. He sat them on the bar and<br>
&gt; &gt;   pointed at each in turn.<br>
&gt; &gt;     &quot;{ngaSwI&#39; wej. HIvje&#39;mey.}&quot;<br>
&gt; &gt;<br>
&gt; &gt; As I recall the bartender wasn&#39;t a Klingon, so that may explain his grammar:  &quot;Bottle(s).  three. Glasses.&quot;  (Note that this appeared before {bal} was published in KGT although {bIQ bal} &quot;water jug&quot; was used in the KCD game itself.)]</p>

<p dir="ltr">De&#39;vID:<br>
&gt; It&#39;s been a long time, and I don&#39;t have the ability to run the game<br>
&gt; any more, but wasn&#39;t that line spoken by Gowron or Pok? IIRC, the<br>
&gt; bartender gave Pok a choice of three bottles of drinks of various<br>
&gt; strengths, and {ngaSwI&#39; wej} is a request for &quot;bottle number three&quot;.<br>
&gt; But I may be wrong about that.</p>
<p dir="ltr">The scene is at the 5:30 mark.<br>
<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VIuqtvEqQck";>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VIuqtvEqQck</a></p>
<p dir="ltr">Gowron says the line. Based on the reaction it indeed seems to be intended as &quot;bottles, three glasses.&quot;</p>
<p dir="ltr">&gt; --<br>
&gt; De&#39;vID<br>
</p>
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