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RE: KLBC: Room number

jatlh 'oghwI'

> Just a very quick question.
> If I wanted to say room 5 would that be
> pagh pa'
> or 
> pa' pagh?

Neither - <pagh> is zero. 'ej pa'wIjDaq nuq Data'? {{;-)>

If a number is precedes a noun, it is a count: <vagh pa'> - five rooms. If
the number is follows a noun, it is a number: <pa' vagh> - room #5. Finally,
if you add a <-DIch> to the number, it becomes an ordinal and follows the
noun: <pa' vaghDIch> - the fifth room.

> I think it's the first one.
> And also 'oghwI'`s room.

> 'oghwI' pa'


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