tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Tue Mar 15 06:46:58 1994

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Re: Infinitives and STVI?

On Tue 15 Mar 94 06:25, Will Martin writes:

>I mention this only because I've seen Amy make this same error
>consistently. When {-'e'} is used as a suffix, it is not preceeded by
>a space. This confuses the suffix with the pronoun {'e'} which is a
>word unto itself. This should be {Dujvetlh 'oH nuq'e', rIn}.

>I almost hate to mention it because Amy writes so much good stuff. It
>seems like a typo, but then she seems to put the space in front of
>{-'e'} EVERY time, and it stops looking like a typo and starts
>looking like an ongoing misunderstanding...  charghwI'

It is a typo!  *And* a mental block!   With your reminders,
I'm not likely to do it again.. but we'll see. {;-)
I wonder if hearing the difference in spoken Klingon is yet another
challenge, but I haven't heard enough spoken klingon yet...


... Hagh qoHpu' neH HeghtaHvIS SuvwI'pu'

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