tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Tue Jan 26 15:51:41 1999
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Re: Transitive / Intransitive
Ian Wilkinson wrote:
> Ok. Let me see if I have got this straight.
> Intransitive - a verb that has subject but no object.
> Transitive - a verb that MUST have an object.
> 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.
Don't feel bad. I don't know it either. In fact, I'm sure the people on
this list who don't know outnumber those who do. Hopefully this thread
will clear things up.
> ps is "learnt" intransitive?
> (yep that's a ZERO after the wilk)