tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Sat Apr 06 09:33:58 2002
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using ghunchu'wI''s example of [tujpu' bIQ],
does this mean "the water got hot"? if so, then the water was likely hot for
a while after that, i.e., the heating was completed.
the more i look at this example though, the more incongruous it seems. [pu']
on [tuj]? hmmm.
by the way, in TKD, p.41, it says "This suffix [-pu'] indicates that an
action is completed. It is often translated by the English present perfect
(have done something)." all three examples have transitive verbs with direct
my point is, can a state verb like [tuj] even take the suffix [-pu'], since
it does not express an action?