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Re: [Tlhingan-hol] DIp moj'a' wot pagh wot moj'a' DIp?

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



On Thu, Aug 22, 2013 at 7:46 PM, Bellerophon, modeler
<bellerophon.modeler@gmail.com> wrote:
> A noun like "yoD" (shield) stands for a concrete object in hand-to-hand
> combat, and after that a defensive system on a ship, just as in English.

mujbej qechvam. KGT p.67 yIlaD:
<As protection against these various weapons, a warrior often carried
a shield, or {yoD}, basically a large plate of metal. The verb form of
"shield" is also {yoD}, and to "shield oneself" is {yoD'egh}.
(Although the Federation Standard word "shields" refers to both the
old hand-held protective armor and the force field protecting a vessel
-- the newer meaning clearly based on the older -- in Klingon, there
is no connection between the two. The force field on a ship is called
{botjan}. To shield a ship, one must "activate the shields," or
{botjan chu'}.)>

-- 
De'vID

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