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[Tlhingan-hol] ghIv (was: Star Trek VI The Undiscovered Country Klingon Dialogue)

DloraH ( [Hol po'wI']

> >> HaqwI' JIH je. qam HaqwI' jIH. ro HaqwI' SoH'a'? 
> > 
> > with the help of the boQwI app i think that this means : 
> "i'm a surgeon 
> > too. a foot surgeon. are you a trunk/body surgeon ?" 
> maj!
> > i would like to give the reply "no,i'm an orthopaedic surgeon". So 
> > maybe i would say : "Qo'. ghIv HaqwI' jiH." 
> Check what boQwI' says about {Qo'} as an exclamation.  It 
> cannot be used to answer a "yes" or "no" question.  It is 
> used when somebody tells you to do something and you refuse.  
> Now look up {ghobe'}.  The sentence which follows that was 
> very well done.  majQa'!

[ghIv] mu' Hal yIngu'.
QInvam vIlaDtaHvIS, [ghIv] vIghovbe'.
'angbe' mu'ghomwIj vIghItlhbogh.
QIn ngo' vIHotlh, 'ej [cha'neH] WOTD vISam.  <legh je:> tetlhDaq tu'lu'.  'ach ghorgh wIHev?

-- DloraH

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