tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Tue Apr 16 14:12:01 2002

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Re: to' nech, 047: {paghDaq yIghurchoHlI'}

Quoting "Sean M. Burke" <>:

> At 12:38 2002-04-16 -0400, David Trimboli wrote:
> >From: "Sean M. Burke" <>
> > > K: paghDaq yIghurchoHlI'.
> > > Gloss: At zero, start increasing.
> > > Eno/Schmidt: From nothing to more than nothing
> >I don't usually like to combine Type 3 and Type 7 suffixes like this,
> >particularly the "continuous" ones.[...]
> The shade of meaning I was aiming for with the vs7 {lI'} was the part
> about 
> that action having an endpoint (which a {taH} wouldn't express).  I
> guess 
> the implication I'm after is "and you'll know when to stop".

I don't see any problem with vs3 and vs7 being together.  Sure some may be a 
bit weird for a particular verb.

Imagine a child playing with a light switch, chu'qa'taH, or he's pretending to 
send a secret code and he's going to stop after 50 times, chu'qa'lI'.

-choHtaH & -choHlI', hmm...

SImchoHtaH De'wI', the computer continuously starts calculating.  There is a 
glitch and it keeps resetting.

Just some quick ideas.


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