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"We are warriors."

Translation:SuvwI' maH.

April 7, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/aidaslc

why is not warriors written as SuvwI'pu'?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DavidTrimb3

Plural suffixes are usually optional in Klingon. Where the listener can figure out whether singular or plural is intended, or where it doesn't matter whether it's singular or plural, you can just drop the plural suffix.

In this sentence, the maH makes it clear that you're talking about multiple people, so SuvwI' maH must mean We are warriors. The -pu' is optional.

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