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Re: The topic marker -'e'

ghunchu'wI' 'utlh (qunchuy@alcaco.net)



On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 3:52 PM, Mark J. Reed <markjreed@gmail.com> wrote:
>> chaq nuQoyta' jagh ghoqwI' - "An enemy spy may have listened in on us."
>
> Interesting. What then is the difference between {Qoy'} and {'Ij},
> which is glossed as "listen"?

ghaytan vay' Qoylu' 'ach 'Ijlu' neH.

On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 3:51 PM, Christopher Doty <suomichris@gmail.com> wrote:
> So when cars drive by your house, you intentionally listen to each of
> them?  When a loud noise wakes you up at night, you intentionally
> heard it?

chaq vI-"Hear", 'ej chaq vItu', 'ach roD wabmeyvam vIQoybe'. ghIlab
ghew vIbuSQo'. vIbuSbe'chugh, vIQoybe'. qaS wab, loj wab. vIQoypu'meH
jIvangnIS.

<jatlhDI' tlhIngan'e'...ram SoQDaj 'ej mu'meyDaj DIQoybe'.> -- McCoy,
"Friday's Child"

-- ghunchu'wI'






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