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Re: ba'

peHruS wrote:
>While we all know that Klingon is not the same as any Terran language and 
>not have the same grammar terms applied to it, the term Aorist comes to 
>I see verbs unmarked by aspect as being rather "general."

Doesn't "aorist" mean the sort of "universal tense" like "Coyotes hunt for 
their food (always, in general)" as opposed to "Coyotes are hunting for their 
food (these particular coyotes, at this one time I'm referring to)"?

If that is what you mean, I'd have to disagree.  But I'll let you confirm or 
deny first.


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