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"A photon has no structure."

Translation:Qur ghajbe' 'otlh.

April 7, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Will387334

Any significant difference between ghajbe' and Hutlh? Hutlh suggests a deficiency maybe?

April 7, 2018

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

I think they're synonymous.

April 7, 2018

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

What are the limitations of using ghaj? I thought that it was reserved for more literal possession of something not for the abstracted possession of something like possessing a quality.

August 27, 2018

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

We haven't been told the limits of ghaj, but it generally has been used for actual possession. Perhaps the most abstract use of it has been Hov ghajbe'bogh ram rur pegh ghajbe'bogh jaj, in which a night "has" stars and a day "has" secrets.

I would go no farther than this.

August 27, 2018

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

Good point. Any suggestions for this sentence?

September 2, 2018

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

Thinking about it, I'll probably back off my concern. In the beginning of TKD we have pIch vIghajbe' It's not my fault, which is a pretty abstract sort of having. ghajbe' or Hutlh are probably the best choices.

Still, for the sake of alternatives, you might use 'otlhDaq Qur tu'lu'be' There is no structure in a photon.

September 2, 2018
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