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"I am the smartest woman in the Klingon empire."

Translation:tlhIngan wo'Daq be''e' jIH val law' Hoch val puS.

March 23, 2019



I would have expected jIval law' here. This construct seems rather strange


I suppose it is legitimate to call it strange. The law'-puS comparative structure is an unusual formula and does not follow otherwise normal grammar rules. The verb of quality being compared does not take prefixes.

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