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Re: How fat is he?

From: "Agnieszka Solska" <>
> mu'tlheghvam mughlu'meH jIchup:
>      chay' ror?
> janglu'meH jatlhlaH vay':
>       rorbe'qu' jay'. langbej.
>       rorqu'.
>       tlhoy ror.
>       loQ ror.
>       rormo' yItlaHbe'.
>       QammeH pIvchem chenmoHwI' lo'nIS ghaH.

The problem is, most of us get the feeling the only grammatical way to
interpret the sentence /chay' ror/ would lead to an answer like /Soj 'Iq
Sop/.  /chay' ror/ doesn't ask "how fat?"; it asks "how is he fat?"

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