the verb "know"

The english verb know can have different meanings, which other languages express using different words: The first is "having knowledge of" (German wissen or french savoir) e.g. "I know that birds fly", the other is "be familiar with" (German kennen or french connaitre) e.g. "I know your father".

Definition

In Klingon, the verb Sov can be used for both definitions: "to have knowledge of, or be familiar with" (1)

References

1 : definition supplied on startrek.com's "Star Trek: Continuum Klingon Compendium ("Klingon Linguistic Studies"), Okrandian input unclear

Category: Vocabulary    Latest edit: 26 Sep 2014, by KlingonTeacher    Created: 20 Jul 2014 by KlingonTeacher



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