tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Mon Jun 10 09:07:38 2002
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> TKD, p.21:
> This suffix [-'a'] indicates that what the noun refers to is bigger, more
> important, or more powerful than it would be without the suffix....
> This [-Hom] is the opposite of the augmentative suffix. It indicates that
> what the noun refers to is smaller, less important, or less powerful
> than it would be without the suffix.
> So you're both right. Even though the members of this list tend not to use
> the bigger/smaller meanings, they are valid, unless subsequent Okrandian
> canon has outlawed them. Voragh?
You can't take just part of a definition. If a definition has multiple
words/phrases, you have to blend them all together.
If you want just the "big/small" part of the definitions, use tIn/mach