tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Wed Sep 04 08:07:28 2002
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Re: tlhIngan Hol lujatlhbogh puq'e'
- From: "Sangqar (Sean Healy)" <email@example.com>
- Subject: Re: tlhIngan Hol lujatlhbogh puq'e'
- Date: Wed, 04 Sep 2002 13:05:01 +0000
>>>Actually, the term 'genitive' has been used on this list to describe the
>>>function of the first noun in a noun-noun construction. To slip into the
>>>fiction of Klingon for a bit, I suspect that long ago, there was a
>>>'genitive' syntactic marker, and like the other syntactic markers it was
>>>a Type 5 suffix. This would explain why nouns occupying that grammatical
>>>role can't take Type 5 suffixes - it's a holdover from when those nouns
>>>had Type 5 suffixes of their own.
>>jI'omlaHbe': chaq <-'I'> 'oH mojaqvam'e'.
qIDwIj QIj lutvam: http://www.klingonska.org/canon/1996-09.txt
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