tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Mon Sep 02 14:33:01 2002

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Re: jI-x-ghach? (was Re: tlhIngan Hol lujatlhbogh puq'e')

>ja' tulwI':
>>tlhIngan Hol'e' qaghojmoH. = i teach you klingon.
>>Qatlhqu' tlhIngan Hol'e' qaghojmoHghach. = my teaching you klingon is
>>very difficult.
>No, not ok.
>This example is very easy for me to reject, because it has a type 5 suffix
>in a place that is not permitted.  The general case is a little less
>clear-cut, but I still don't know why {qaghojmoHghach} should mean "my
>teaching you" instead of "your being caused to learn by me" or "the process
>of you being taught by me" or even something else which I don't know.

the t5ns (type 5 noun suffix) is /-'e'/ right? let's leave it out, ok?

*/qaghojmoHghach/, well ok, so it could be "my teaching you" or "you 
being taught by me", anyway, it is "the process in which i teach you" 
(or the process in which you are taught be me). where's the problem?


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