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Word: Reflexive possession (her/his/its/their own)


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How to distinguish, in a sentence like “puqDaj HaqnIS HaqwI’” whether the surgeon needs to operate on her own child or somebody else’s.

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3 thoughts on “Reflexive possession (her/his/its/their own)

    • Daniel Dadap says:

      I’ve used tlhIn in exactly this way (e.g. “yuchlIj tlhIn yISuq”) but without being sure that’s how it was meant to be used. I see now, though, that boQwI’ has example sentences that support this usage. Are those canonical? I’m having a hard time finding the exact new words list from the 2017 qepHom’a’ to verify.

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