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Re: Frasier

> > langlIj lutebjaj langwIjvaD bel rap, 
> > Sov'a' Danobqu'bogh.
> > 
> Correction.  {lenglIj lutebjaj lengwIjvaD bel rap, Sov'a' Danobpu'bogh} is 
> one sentence and I took only the first part of it earlier.  The final
> verb {nob} is important.
> While {lengwIjvaD} would be in the header position for the sentence
> portion {lengwIjvaD bel rap, Sov'a' Danob}, this sentence shows that whole
> sentences can be used as the nominative of a larger sentence, w/o any {'e'} 
> construction present.

The "same pleasure and wisdom" is/are the noun of the main verb /teb/.  The 
rest of your *sub-sentence* is just a -bogh relative clause.

TKD p63
  The whole construction (relative clause plus head noun), as
a unit, is used in a sentence as a noun.

A -bogh clause describes a noun.  That noun is in turn used as a ... noun for 
another (main) verb.
'e' allows us to refer to the ACTION of a verb, for another (main) verb.

Sup SajwIj 'e' vImuS
The verb "hate" is refering to the "jumping".  I like the pet; I just don't 
like that it jumps.

Supbogh vIghro' vImuS
In this one, it's the noun (the cat) that I hate.  I don't mind the jumping.  I 
like Sargh that jump; and that cat over there I like.  Huh?  Two cats?  Which 
one do I hate?  That one that happens to be jumping right now.

As for the -vaD.  -vaD words modify the verbs.  A /-bogh/ed verb modifies one 
of it's nouns.

loS...qIb HeHDaq, 'u' SepmeyDaq Sovbe'lu'bogh lenglu'meH He ghoSlu'bogh 
retlhDaq 'oHtaH.  HaDlu'meH, QuSlu'meH, SuDlu'meH lojmIt Da logh Hop Hut 
tengchaH.  vaj loghDaq lenglaHtaH Humanpu'.  veH Qav 'HutoH logh'e'.

It waits...on the edge of the galaxy, beside a passage to unknown regions of 
the universe, space station Deep Space Nine is the gateway for the exploration, 
intrigue and enterprise that mark the continuation of the human adventure into 
space--the final frontier. 

In the first sentence /He/ is a noun.  /ghoSlu'bogh/ modifies the noun /He/.  
The /lenglu'meH/ also modifies the noun /He/.  /'u' Sep/ is the object of that -
meH verb; and that object noun is in turn modified by yet another -bogh verb.  
And that whole mess is used as a single "noun" in a locative.


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