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Re: pu'jIn

David Trimboli ( [KLI Member] [Hol po'wI']

André Müller wrote:
> The "distinction" between {XY} and {X Y} might cause a problem.
> Is there any known semantic or phonological or syntactic or morphological
> (read: ANY) difference between a noun–noun construction and a compound in
> Klingon, besides the orthography?
> Might {X Y} be a possessive construction actually? Can {X} in {X Y} be
> modified by suffixes or even adjectives? If so, then it might not be
> (linguistically) appropriate to call them compounds, but rather possessive
> constructions or something similar.

X can have any noun suffixes except Type 5.

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