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"qoqmey DISamlaHbe'."

Translation:We can't find the robots.

September 23, 2018

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[deactivated user]

    qoqmey bonejbogh bIHbe’ qoqvam.


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

    Unfortunately, you can't use -vam as a solitary word. If you're in a situation where you really don't know what the things are, the simplest option is probably to use Dochvam (or Dochmeyvam). In this case, you do know what they are and the best style in Klingon is to go ahead and repeat it:
    qoqmey bonejbogh bIHbe' qoqvam'e'
    "These robots are not the robots you are searching for."


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

    The "subject" must be topicalized. This needs to be

    qoqmey bonejbogh bIHbe' qoqvam'e'


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

    vItI'ta'. DopDaq qul yIchenmoH QobDI' ghu'.


    [deactivated user]

      Okay, thanks!


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

      Did you edit your original post, Arkadios? It makes it hard to understand the posts that follow. I guess maybe you did not originally have qoqvam but instead just qoq from the responses.


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

      Yes. Originally the last word was ??vam?? and they have corrected it to qoqvam. But they have copied my original error and still have not added the needed -'e' onto that last word.

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