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Re: jIHtaHbogh naDev vISovbe'

MorphemeAddict (MorphemeAddict@wmconnect.com) [KLI Member] [Hol taghwI']



In a message dated 12/16/2007 11:21:39 AM Central Standard Time, 
david@trimboli.name writes:

> Which of these is correct?
> 
>     qepDaq wejDIch pIn vIlegh
>     qep wejDIchDaq pIn vIlegh
> 
> I suspect it's the latter, and the justification is in TKD: "Numbers are 
> used as nouns. As such they may stand along as subjects or objects or 
> they may modify another noun." Therefore, {qep wejDIch} may be 
> considered a noun phrase, and it may be appropriate to add {-Daq} to it.
> 
> SuStel
> 


We have this example of {-Daq} appended to an ordinal number following the 
noun:

qep'a' wejDIchDaq jatlhtaH tlhIngan Hol HaDwI'pu'.
[lit.: At the third qep'a' Klingon-language studiers were speaking.]
MSNexpert.forum (untranslated; 11/1996)

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