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Re: EK: ghomqa'ghach

lab Quvar:

>lab 'ISqu':
>>:vuD muchqangchoHmeH pab po'wI'pu' mojaqmey {-lI'} {-vIS} je :vItay'moH.
>labqa' 'ISqu':
>>chaq qaq mu'tlheghvam:
>>{vuD*mey* muchqangchoHmeH pab po'wI'pu' ...}
>chaq qaq mu'tlheghvam'e':
>{vuDmey*chaj* muchqangchoHmeH pab po'wI'pu' ...}
>Okay people! Who's the next to add a syllable??  ;-)

As Andrew Strader once pointed out, we don't know if a possessive suffix , 
such as {-chaj} can precede the noun it refers to, i.e. {pab po'wI'pu').

>Talking grammar:
>{vuD} can mean both "(one) opinion" and "(many) opinions", so it's pretty 
>much the same as {vuDmey}.
>Since you didn't use the prefix for "they-it" {lu-}, it must be plural in 
>your phrase. But I think you just forgot it :-)

No, I didn't. Just thought someone would pounce on me saying  "I think you 
just forgot {-lu}", which is precisely what happened. :-)


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