tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Thu Feb 07 13:21:39 2002

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Re: subjects in complex sentences

> 0) The child saw his mother.
> If Klingon were just English-in-reverse, you'd say:
> 1a) SoSDaj leghpu' puq.
> But then -Daj would refer to something that hasn't been mentioned yet.
> 1b) SoS leghpu' puqDaj.
> lit. "A/The-mother : he-saw-her : her-child.


> (Btw, forgive my weird numeration scheme; I'd make it better for HolQeD,
> I promise.)

What's weird about it?


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