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Re: Pronouns as verbs

Tracy Canfield (toastrix@gmail.com)



Or maybe "Do you really need to be able to be cooks?"

Voragh found only one -nIS + -laH in the canon, and it was an
interrupted line of movie dialogue, so the translation is uncertain.
Holtej prefers "need to be able" for the combination.

2009/11/21 Steven Lytle <lytlesw@gmail.com>:
> On Sat, Nov 21, 2009 at 5:29 PM, Tracy Canfield <toastrix@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Since "all pronouns can be used as verbs" (TKD 6.3), you can load them
>> up with verbal endings to your heart's content, right?  There's
>> nothing ungrammatical about vutwI' tlhIHnISqu'laH'a', is there?
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> Does that mean "Can you really need to be cooks?"
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> lay'tel SIvten
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