tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Wed Aug 14 11:27:49 2002

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

tulwI' jang DloraH:

>  > >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.

'Iv. :)


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