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Re: Comparatives

Christopher Doty (suomichris@gmail.com)



That section says that an adjectival verb with -Daq can't take
anything other than -qu'; it doesn't say anything about adjectives in
general being able to take other suffixes.

On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 11:30, ghunchu'wI' 'utlh <qunchuy@alcaco.net> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 2:08 PM, Tracy Canfield <toastrix@gmail.com> wrote:
>> ...TKD says -qu' may follow verbs functioning
>> adjectivally, but it doesn't say other suffixes *can't* occur.
>
> Read the section on adjectives again (it's short, I'll wait). :)
>
> See there? It *does* say no other suffixes besides {-qu'} may be used.
> Of course, we now know it to be too strong a prohibition. The real
> rule is generally accepted to permit only *rovers* on verbs acting
> adjectivally.
>
> -- ghunchu'wI'
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