tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Sun Aug 11 19:15:35 2002

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RE: -lu' and -be', small aside on Paul Simon

> >In first and second person this isn't too bad because the prefix
> >tells us if the noun-Daq is the locative or the object.  Third
> >person uses the null prefix for both with-object and
> >without-object, which can cause problems, which context will
> >hopefully help with.
> 'ach Dochvam vIyajbe':
> /bIQtIqDaq vIghoS/ doesn't mean something like "i'm going on the
> river to it/him/her."?

This is what I meant by third-person causing problems.  Yes, that sentence
can mean that; but this is where context comes in.

DloraH, BG

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