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Re: [Tlhingan-hol] the birth of a new word: qorgh

Tim Stoffel (

Naʼvi definitely does not have any truly identifiable word-puns like
Klingon. Dothraki does not have puns, but it has a lot of words built on
names. This is one of David Peterson's favorite ways of coining new

This was a really interesting read, and gives some interesting insight
into the way Marc thinks.

Tim Stoffel


-----Original Message-----
From: Lieven <>
Subject: [Tlhingan-hol] the birth of a new word: qorgh
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2013 21:41:33 +0100

During an interview with Marc Okrand, I overwhelmed him and said: "Okay, 
let's create a new word just now and here, so that people may see how 
that works. You've got thirty seconds."

He immediately started laughing and shook is head, but he was willing to 
play along.

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