tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Wed Nov 20 12:03:33 2002
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Re: Qov's sentences translated
> > muQuchmoHqu' - "she very much makes me happy"
> > muQuchqu'moH - "she makes me very happy"
> I don't really see any difference in meaning in your English sentences.
> muQuchmoHqu' - "She MAKES me happy" (perhaps as opposed to my being
> happy all on my own)
> muQuchqu'moH - "She makes me HAPPY" (perhaps as opposed to making me sad)
> The second word can also mean "She makes me very happy."
You say you don't see any difference, but then you go on explaining the same
concepts I presented; I just didn't include the (..) statements.
I admit I'm not good at explaining things.
Ok, I just looked in TKD; the term "very" tends to be used when -qu' is used on
adjectives. I'll have to remember this next time I explain -qu'.
But my message still stands that muQuchmoHqu' doesn't quite match the english.