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Re: [Tlhingan-hol] Story: ghuv = The Recruit - 20

Alan Anderson (qunchuy@alcaco.net) [KLI Member] [Hol po'wI']



On Mon, Nov 4, 2013 at 9:53 AM, Steven Boozer <sboozer@uchicago.edu> wrote:
> Qov:
>>> SIp botwI'...
>
> De'vID:
>> I understood this to mean "gas mask" on first read. However, I'm not sure
>> {bot} is the right verb here, since it doesn't block all gasses, and we
>> know that Klingons like to be accurate. Perhaps {SIp SuQ botwI'}? I guess
>> what I'd like is a word that means "filter" rather than "block".
>
> {Qan} "protect" might do.

"It is less technical, therefore, less accurate, but perhaps more
generally descriptive of the function." -- Spock, "The Cloud Minders"

-- ghunchu'wI'

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