tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Wed Jan 27 14:49:36 1999

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Re: Near and far

On Wed, 27 Jan 1999 12:25:07 -0800 (PST) Steven Boozer 
<> wrote:

> To say however that X and Y are located near *each other* (the speaker's
> location being irrelevant), you would say:
>  Y-Daq Sum X.
>  X is near Y.
> But WRT "X is far from Y", do we say:
>  Y-Daq Hop X.
> or
>  Y-vo' Hop X.

I have a strong preferece for {Y-Daq Hop X.} It makes a lot more 
sense. From a reference point at Y's location, X is far. {-vo'} 
is not a locative. It is a direction. It implies motion. {Hop} 
does not imply motion. Use {-Daq}.
> -- 
> Voragh                       
> Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

charghwI' 'utlh

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