tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Sat Sep 14 10:56:27 2002
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From: "DloraH" <DloraH@kli.org>
Sent: Saturday, September 14, 2002 8:49 AM
Subject: RE: Description
> > > > Gina 'oH pongwIj'e'. cha'maH ben jIboghpu'. Doq 'ej wovbe' jIbwIj.
> > > > cha' Saj vIghaj. "glasses" vItuQ.
> > >
> > > And if you understand what we did here, then you are well on your way.
> > the only part i don't quite understand is the 'e' in pongwIj'e'
> In reference to Pronoun-as-Tobe TKD p68 tell us:
> "If the subject is a noun, it follows the third-person pronoun (ghaH
> he/she, 'oH it, chaH they, bIH they) and takes the -'e' topic
> suffix (see section 3.3.5)."
> This is one of those "just because it says so" rules.
> DloraH, BG