tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Mon Jul 01 11:52:17 2002

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Re: question #5 'more x than y'

> Still on the beach, there were not many girls.
> Actually, I could see "more trees than girls"
> without thinking, I wrote:
> {Sormey SaH law', be'pu' SaH puS}
> Then I wrote:
> {SaH Sormey law', SaH be'pu' puS}
> I think the latter is the better...

N1 Q law' N2 Q puS. That's the pattern for comparatives. Look at your 
examples again. The second one doesn't follow this pattern at all. The 
first one does. We have no canon or rules to justify your second example.

> Quvar.


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