tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Thu Jun 20 16:08:44 2002

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Re: the banned book

thank you for the explanation, and sorry, that i didn't thank 
beforehand in order to avoid writing another e-mail that fills the 
list. sorry-thanks.

>Because {-chaj} "their" has no variant for nouns "capable of using 
>language".  This variation occurs *only* in the first and second 
>persons - e.g. {-maj}/{-ma'} "our", {-lIj}/{-lI'} "your", etc. - not 
>in the third.  Okrand added a few irregularities to tlhIngan Hol to 
>make it feel more "natural".  It's one of those exceptions that 
>you've just got to learn.  (It fooled me too when I was first 
>learning Klingon!)

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