tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Wed Nov 11 13:36:20 2009

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Fw: RE: Yet another newbie!

Terrence Donnelly (terrence.donnelly@sbcglobal.net) [KLI Member]



(I'm resending this, since it doesn't seem to have gone through the first time.)

--- On Wed, 11/11/09, Steven Boozer <sboozer@uchicago.edu> wrote:
 > 
 > TKD p.69:  For {'Iv} "who?" and {nuq} "what?" the
 > question word fits in the position that would be
 occupied by
 > the answer.
 > 
 
 So "Who is he?" is {ghaH 'Iv}?
 
 Can they occupy other places in a sentence? eg:
 
 ?'Iv taj Daghaj? HoD taj vIghaj.
 
 
 >...
 > 
 >   Dochvam nuq 
 >   What is this? CK
 > 
 >...
 > 
 >   Sojvetlh 'oH nuq'e' 
 >   What is that food? PK 
 > 
 
 Don't these contradict each other?
 
 
 -- ter'eS
 






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