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Re: -vaD

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



In a message dated 5/29/2009 21:38:26 Eastern Daylight Time, 
doq@embarqmail.com writes:

> I don't recommend that you continue to hold the minority opinion that  
> {-vaD} means "to". It won't give you many Klingon speakers to talk to  
> if you use it that way.
> 
> It's really easy to mistakenly decide that you have a unique  
> understanding of some granular element of the Klingon language that  
> differs from everybody else and you are the one who is right. I've  
> done this too many times and it has not served me well. I regret every  
> instance of this error.
> 

As I said, I don't follow my own interpretation of the meanings of {-vaD} 
and {-Daq}; I try to conform to mainstream usage.  I just happen to think 
that usage is wrong.  
Perhaps I'm just wishing that Klingon grammar were more cut and dried, 
simpler by my own standards.  Oh well.

lay'tel SIvten






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