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RE: [KLBC?] word order and sentence in General.

DloraH (seruq@bellsouth.net) [Hol po'wI']



> > Hoch jajmey rur DaHjaj. jIcheghbej, yIHonQo'
> > Today is like any other day, I'll be back. without a doubt.
...
> and I would likely have added {'e'} before {yIHonQo'}, but it 
> seems okay to
> me as it is. It's definitely fine in an extemporaneous 
> context, where you're
> not putting significant effort into perfecting every syllable.

To me [jIcheghbej 'e' yIHonQo'] would be "Don't doubt that I will be back."  The emphasis is on the
"Don't doubt."
[jIcheghbej, yIHonQo'] would be "I'll be back, (Oh and by the way) don't doubt it."  The emphasis is
on the "I'll be back" and the "don't doubt it" adds to that emphasis.


DloraH







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