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RE: chay' Dochmey vIjatlh?

>Date: Tue, 12 Jan 1999 16:38:31 -0800 (PST)
>From: "Andeen, Eric" <>
>To: Multiple recipients of list <>
>Subject: RE: chay' Dochmey vIjatlh?
>lab K'ryntes:
>> Andeen, Eric wrote:
>>> lab K'ryntes:
>>> > chay' <more> vIjatlhlaH?
>>> > *lutmey <more> vIqonnIS* vIjatlh vIneH.
>>> The word <latlh> is just what you want. <latlh> is one of those 
>>> <Hoch> that gets treated a little differently in the N-N 
construction -
>>> goes in front of the other noun. "More stories" or "other stories" 
>>> <latlh lutmey>.
>> So <latlh lut> would mean an additional story?
>> Does <latlh> mean "others" too? As in <latlhvaD jIvum.>.  
>> I've seen it used that way.  That would be, "I work for others."
>All by itself, <latlh> is "other, another". If the noun is obvious, as 
>your example, it makes perfect sense to drop the noun and just use 
>Beginners' Grammarian

Would I use latlh if I wanted to say, like "Give me another phaser," in 
the sense of "Give me a different phaser" (perhaps the one I have 
doesn't work, and I need a different one.) or would I use pIm?

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