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Re: Usage of -Ha'

David Trimboli (david@trimboli.name) [KLI Member] [Hol po'wI']



ghunchu'wI' wrote:

>> It gives the verb a sense of either "undo" or "do wrongly."
> 
> We also often find Marc Okrand pointing out that {-Ha'} can imply a  
> change of state, even without an associated {-choH}.

Right, in the sense that a "done" state must have existed before it was 
undone. This differs from verbs with {-choH} in that with {-Ha'} the 
action is not about changing state; it's simply an implied consequence 
of the current state.

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