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Re: taghwI' qaD

ghItlh pagh:
> wejmaH Soch Hu' *London*Daq *Ireland*Daq je vIleng.
> *London* veng Hoch vIleghlaHbe' 'ach HIq qachmey law' vISuch.
>  tachmey Daqel'a'? HIq laSvarghmey Daqel'a'?

tachmey vIqel.

>  > *Ireland*Daq waQpu' chal 'ej jajmey puS loQ SISpu'.
>  <waQ> is a verb meaning "obstruct", so you would either have to say <chal
>  luwaQ 'engmey> or use a different verb and say <HuvHa' chal>. I'm also not
>  clear on why you used the perfective suffix <-pu'> here.

Duh!!! [sounds of forehead colliding with fist repeatedly as he recalls 
"Hovmey Huv".]
Considering how Ireland is almost ALWAYS overcast, you're right I could have 
left of the <-pu'>
>  > SuDqu' puH!  loSmaH SuDmey tu'lu'!  tugh jIchegh 'e' vIneH.
>  Same comment about <'e'> as before. Also, since <SuD> is a verb, the
>  <SuDmey> bit is ungrammatical, but I suspect you knew that and did it
>  anyway, which I don't have a problem with.
I suppose this is one of the few times when <-ghach> would be allowable? i.e. 
{loSmaH SuDghachmey}?


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