tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Sat Aug 24 04:24:00 2002

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Re: multiple N-ns5 in the "header area"


>  > >Trying to decompose a {law'/puS} comparative as if it were a regular
>>  >sentence isn't going to work.  It follows its own rules of grammar, which
>>  >aren't as well-documented as they might be.  Perhaps the {latlh qabDaq} is
>>  >attached only to the first part of the phrase.  Perhaps there's something
>>  >special about syntactic markers and superlatives that yields an unusual
>>  >interpretation.
>>  >
>>  >Or perhaps the translation is just misleading, which happens often with
>>  >such proverbs.
>>  hm. no documentation. ok, never mind.
>He didn't say "no documentation", just that it is not WELL-documented.

sorry, i was simplifying.


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