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Re: Yet another newbie!

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



Terrence Donnelly wrote:
> --- On Thu, 11/12/09, kff@sics.se <kff@sics.se> wrote:
> 
>> {jIHvaD De' Danobta' 'e'vaD qatlho'}
>> 
>> Ok, I think this is wrong, but I can't figure out how to say
>> 'because'. It's not really 'in order to', so I can't use '-meH', I 
>> think. Tricky.
> 
> The suffix {-mo'} is what you want. This would eliminate the need for
> {'e'}, which AFAIK never takes any suffixes, anyway. So,
> 
> {jIHvaD De' Danobmo' qatlho'}

I think kff may not be aware that THE KLINGON DICTIONARY has an 
addendum, and this is where {-mo'} is introduced as a verb suffix.

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