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Re: {-lu'} on intransitive verbs [WAS Re: The topic marker -'e']

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



TKW 125: {yInlu'taH 'e' bajnISlu'} "Survival must be earned."

On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 11:24 AM, Christopher Doty <suomichris@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 08:17, ghunchu'wI' <qunchuy@alcaco.net> wrote:
>>
>> There indeed is something like nominalization going on here, but it's
>> the {'e'} that does it.  It serves its normal purpose of standing in
>> for the action of the first sentence, as the object of the second
>> sentence.
>
> No, it's not.

Then what *is* it doing? HItlhochQo' neH. yIQIj.

-- ghunchu'wI'






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