tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Thu Sep 05 18:49:46 2002
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>I have a suggestion as to why this is weird. When you put together a word,
>what parts are considered first? Do you start with /qalegh/ and then add
>suffixes, or do you start with /legh/, add on suffixes (including /-ghach/),
>and then finally add the /qa-/?
>With /-ghach/ and a prefix together, it looks like you might have to
>construct the verb + suffixes, then add the prefix, and THEN add yet another
>suffix, /-ghach/ to "wrap" it (to borrow a term from tulwI'). The /qa-/
>would be "inside" the /-ghach/. But this would mean you wouldn't normally
>add /qa-/ to an already-suffixed verb. Or whatever. It gets messy. And
>this, I think, is why not everyone likes the idea of prefix + verb + -ghach.
sounds sensible to me. too messy.