tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Fri Mar 04 01:51:07 1994

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Re: Complex sentences and question words

> >be'nI'lI' ghaH.   qatlh 'e' qaja'ta'

>     Okay, I held off to let the grammarians (who were addressed directly on
>this one) to go to it first, in a rare act of self control. Okay, I'll admit
>it. I wrote a reply and changed the address to my own instead of to the list.
>     So please explain to me why {ja'} gets {'e'} here when TKD says that
>verbs of saying don't need it? Option 2 and 3 are exactly the same if you
>take {'e'} out of it, which is what *I* humbly think ought to happen.

I refer you to my HolQeD article on the subject.  I think it was 2.3.  The
one that deals with "'e' neHbe' vavwI'" from strek VI.


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