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Re: [Tlhingan-hol] Origins of taH gloss

Steven Boozer (sboozer@uchicago.edu)



> From: De'vID [mailto:de.vid.jonpin@gmail.com]
> 
> On 12 August 2015 at 03:25, Alan Anderson wrote:
> > On Tue, Aug 11, 2015 at 7:49 PM, Elizabeth Lawrence wrote:
> >
> >> I've seen in boQwI' that the taH gloss includes "survive," but that
> >> piece is not included in the TKD definition.  What is the origin of
> >> that piece of the gloss?
> >
> > The Klingon Way, page 11:
> > 	  mataHmeH maSachnIS.
> >    "To survive, we must expand."

And also defined there:

TKW 11:  The word for survive, {taH}, can also be translated "continue, endure, go on."
 
> It's defined as such in the word list in the back of Klingon for the
> Galactic Traveler as well.
>
> De'vID

There's also an example in the section on "Avoiding Gaffes" in pronunciation:

  taH tlhIngan wo' 
  The Klingon empire survives. KGT (p. 194)


--
Voragh
Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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