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Re: Once more into the ship in which I fled

McArdle (mcardle09@yahoo.com)





--- On Fri, 6/19/09, MorphemeAddict@wmconnect.com <MorphemeAddict@wmconnect.com> wrote:

> From: MorphemeAddict@wmconnect.com <MorphemeAddict@wmconnect.com>
> Subject: Re: Once more into the ship in which I fled
> To: tlhingan-hol@kli.org
> Date: Friday, June 19, 2009, 11:20 PM
> There is no necessity for relative
> clauses modifying nouns in non-core 
> roles, so it's not fruitful to invent ways to do it. 
> Simply use two sentences:
> I fled in a ship.  Once more into that ship.
> 
> This is a long-known solution; I merely bring it up again.
> 
> lay'tel SIvten
> 

That strikes me as less a solution than a rationalization for not finding a solution.  There's always that nagging "restaurant in which we ate" example in TKD to suggest that a real solution (one that's recognizably a relative clause, not a transparent workaround) is at least theoretically possible.

Qapla'

mI'qey



      






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