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Re: Transitivity of <mev> and <tagh>

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



Christopher Doty wrote:
> I'm wondering if <mev> is transitive or intransitive, or either?
> 
> And with <tagh>, does it occur in a sentence-as-object construction?
> If not, how is it used in canon sources?

Both have been used both ways. I'm sure Voragh will provide all the 
relevant examples, but examples for {mev} include:

    bIjatlh 'e' yImev
    Shut up!

    not mev peghmey
    Secrets never cease.

I don't remember the examples for {tagh} offhand.

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