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Re: nuq bach?

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



qa'vaj wrote:
> On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 1:05 AM, Brent Kesler <brent.of.all.people@gmail.com
>> wrote:
>>
>> - {yaSvaD taj nobpu' qama'} <The prisoner gave the officer the knife>
>> - {chaHvaD Soj qem yaS} <The officer brings them food>
>>
>> The officer benefits from the prisoner giving the knife. They benefit
>> from the officer bringing food.
>>
> For me, this is a surprising development.  But interesting as well.
> 
> I would take away from this that {chaHvaD Soj qem yaS} is correct Klingon,
> but {chaHvaD tar qem yaS} would be (in the absence of context) incorrect
> usage.

"The officer brought them poison." Not incorrect, but possibly not what 
you meant.

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David Trimboli
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