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Re: tlhIngan porgh

Fiat Knox (fiat_knox@yahoo.co.uk)



If /'ay'/ is the possessed and /porgh/ the possessor, surely -Du' is appropriate in this instance.


--- On Sun, 15/11/09, Lieven Litaer <levinius@gmx.de> wrote:

> I was just wondering...

> Body parts take the plural for body parts, {-Du'}.

> But what about the word "body part" itself?
> Should I say
>   {tlhIngan porgh 'ay'mey}
>      or
>   {tlhIngan porgh 'ay'Du'}
> 
> {'ay'} is NOT a part of the body, so I guess {'ay'mey}
> would be correct.



      






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