tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Tue Jan 26 15:50:00 1999

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Re: Transitive / Intransitive

no it

Ian Wilkinson wrote:

Ok.  Let me see if I have got this straight.

Intransitive - a action verb that has subject but no direct object.
Transitive - a action verb that MUST have an direct object.
linking take predicat nomivate
is being intransitive (subject is me verb is yawn)
'e' neH jIH
is transitive (I want it [refering to the previous topic])

Sorry, I know this is bound to annoy some of you as it will seem second
nature to you, but this is just something I never learnt before.



ps is "learnt" intransitive?
(yep that's a ZERO after the wilk)


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