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Re: [Tlhingan-hol] Klingon Word of the Day: naj

Robyn Stewart (robyn@flyingstart.ca) [KLI Member] [Hol po'wI']



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</o:shapelayout></xml><![endif]--></head><body lang=EN-CA link=blue vlink=purple><div class=WordSection1><div><p class=MsoNormal>ngaj Daj pIlmoHlaw' nab QaghmeywIj<o:p></o:p></p><div><p class=MsoNormal>'e' vIpIHbe' jInajtaHvIS je<o:p></o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal>maj<o:p></o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal>SughoHtaHjaj 'ej maHvam QIjjaj matlh<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>Wow, I’m not getting any of that. <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>short ... interesting ... inspire ... when I dreamed too, I didn’t expect my errors to plan. Fine. May you continue to argue and may matlh explain this us.  <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>Okay, I got the end, you meant maHvaD, not maHvam, so “to us.”<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal>The need exists to express the gist of what someone said without quoting. Perhaps it's too long to quote, or the actual words are not known with certainty, but the intended meaning is clear. Klingons value exactness and brevity, and don't want to waste time or misquote someone. An indirect quote allows one to get across what was said without implying that it's an exact quote. A backdoor way might be something like {jatlh la'. qama'pu' neH la'} or for that matter {qama' DIjon 'e' ra' la'}.<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>Right, use a non verb of saying, don’t try to say what they said, just what the effect was.  <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>HeghnIS Hoch romuluSngan ‘e’ maq.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>qama’pu’ DISoplaH ‘e’ chaw’.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>QIp chut ‘e’ Har.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span lang=IT style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>paqDaj Soppu’ targh ‘e’ QIj puq.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span lang=IT style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal>The conversation Felix quoted seems to leave the issue open. I wouldn't bet too heavily against Maltz either way.<o:p></o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p><div><p class=MsoNormal>~'eD<br><br>-- <br>My modeling blog:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <a href="http://bellerophon-modeler.blogspot.com/"; target="_blank">http://bellerophon-modeler.blogspot.com/</a><br>My other modeling blog:&nbsp; <a href="http://bellerophon.blog.com/"; target="_blank">http://bellerophon.blog.com/</a><o:p></o:p></p></div></div></div></div></body></html>
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