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Re: Numbers with pronouns

David Trimboli (david@trimboli.name) [KLI Member] [Hol po'wI']



Christopher Doty wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 13:00, David Trimboli <david@trimboli.name> wrote:
>> Yes, if you put suffixes on the pronoun, it's more verb-like than its
>> English counterpart. But I didn't say that {tlhIngan jIH} was
>> grammatically identical to "me Klingon"; I just said that saying one is
>> the same as saying the other. The overall EFFECT is the same.
> 
> But these AREN'T the same.  "I am a Klingon" is the same as Klingon
> <tlhingan jIH>.  If you're trying to capture the ungrammaticality of
> the English,

No, that's not what I'm trying to do.

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