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Re: Comparatives

ghunchu'wI' (qunchuy@alcaco.net)



>> 2009/11/24 ghunchu'wI' 'utlh <qunchuy@alcaco.net>:
>>> 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.

On Nov 24, 2009, at 2:35 PM, Tracy Canfield wrote:

> Strictly, no, it doesn't say that.  The only place in the adjective
> section that it says *only* -qu may appear is when a Type 5 suffix is
> attached.

On Nov 24, 2009, at 2:36 PM, Christopher Doty wrote:

> 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.

Argh, that's a perennial point of variant interpretation.  I think  
"in this way" means "in the manner of an adjective", and not "along  
with a type 5 noun suffix".

-- ghunchu'wI'






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