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Re: [Tlhingan-hol] qep'a' New Vocabulary

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



On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 5:01 PM, Robyn Stewart <robyn@flyingstart.ca> wrote:
> So far not much from Marc. We have to give him a chance to relax and enjoy
> himself, not be pressured, so he'll come back.
>
> After repeated demands from 'angghal, he produced:
>
> SorHa' - speak figuratively
>
> He appears to agree that this implies Sor means "speak literally," and that
> this is connected to the expression "lugh: Sor rur." The pun with "sure"
> appears from his reaction to be intentional.
>
> He explained that there was a lot of redubbing to match actors' lip movement
> in Star Trek Into Darkness, but claimed to not remember any of the new
> words. He has notes and hopes to provide them later. He confirmed that the
> clearly audible <jIyI'> from Uhura is a new verb, and that there are other
> new words. He thought the actress did a very good job of pronunciation.
>
> He was very interested in a discussion of inherently plural words, and
> implied he might bring it to Maltz' attention. Discussion summarized below:
>
> We know that negh is treated as grammatically singular in a context like
> "negh yIHoH" (instead of tIHoH) or "loD HoH negh" (instead of loD luHoH
> negh).
>
> Is "they are soldiers" translated as <negh chaH> or <negh ghaH>?
>
> "nuHmeyDaj jejmoH negh" or "nuHmeychaj jejmoH negh"?
>
> When we count, which are correct and incorrect? "wa' mang, cha' mang, wej
> mang" or "wa' mang, cha' negh, wej negh" or wa' mang, cha' mangpu', wej
> mangpu'."
>
> It has been a fantastic qep'a', a great mix of fun and learning from 8 am
> betleH classes all the way through to ghem at 3 or 4 am, lots of skilled
> speakers, (those of you who couldn't make it are missed, and missing out)
> and some stunning beginners. One who arrived knowing nothing completely
> immersed herself and competently read Little Red Riding Hood in Klingon at
> the cabaret.
>
> - Qov
>
>
>
>
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