tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Fri Apr 23 20:38:12 1999

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KLBC: Clause this right?

Hung tlhab ghap luqotlhtaHHa' Hung luSuqmeH tlhabchaj lujeghqangbogh.

The purpose clause ' Hung luSuqmeH ' (in order to obtain security) precedes 
the relative clause ' tlhabchaj lujeghqangbogh ' ( they which are willing to 
surrender their freedom). This entire construction follows the head noun ' 
luqotlhtaHHa' ' (they are undeserving of it) because it is the subject of the 
sentence. The object of the sentence is the phrase       ' Hung tlhab ghap ' 
( either security or freedom).

This was an attempt to translate something I heard on the radio today. The 
quote was : " Anyone who would sacrifice freedom for security is deserving of 

Is this correct? Is there a better way to recast this?

By the way, your comments and those of others regarding my last post were 
appreciated. The use of the -wI' suffix was a stupid mistake, and I  know 
better...I just got in a hurry.


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