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Re: [Tlhingan-hol] Story: ghuv = The Recruit - 23

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



<p dir="ltr"><br>
On 11 Sep 2013 02:02, &quot;Robyn Stewart&quot; &lt;<a href="mailto:robyn@flyingstart.ca";>robyn@flyingstart.ca</a>&gt; wrote:<br>
&gt; bIng bej/Dung bej = be face down/face up</p>
<p dir="ltr">I didn&#39;t understand the intended meaning, because I thought the Romulans were unconscious, and {bej} implied otherwise.</p>
<p dir="ltr">I think maybe you were going for something like this line which was cut from ST:V?<br>
{DungDaq legh &#39;ej QotnIStaH romuluSngan be&#39;pu&#39;}<br>
&quot;Romulan women belong on their backs&quot;<br>
(Romulan women look overhead, and they need to lie down.)</p>
<p dir="ltr">But {legh} like {bej} implies consciousness. Also, I don&#39;t think that particular line was a good translation. I wouldn&#39;t have understood the meaning without having been first told what it was.</p>
<p dir="ltr">-- <br>
De&#39;vID</p>
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