tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Tue Oct 06 19:25:32 2009

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Re: The meaning of -moH

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mu'tlheghlIjvaD, mu' {tlhob} nIv law', mu' {ghel} nIv puS. nuv  
tlhoblu'. qech ghellu'.


On Oct 6, 2009, at 9:39 PM, wrote:

> In a message dated 10/6/2009 19:23:25 Eastern Daylight Time,
> writes:
>> Ich lasse ihn ihn fragen.
>> I.NOM let.PRS him.ACC him.ACC ask.INF
>> = "I let him ask him."
>> Here, causee and final object are marked both with the dative,  
>> which is the
>> usual case for primary objects. English looks similar but has no  
>> obvious
>> dative case, which can serve to perhaps distinguish the two objects.
> Both occurrences of "ihn" in this sentence are accusative, "the  
> usual case
> for primary objects", not dative, and you yourself so indicated with  
> ".ACC".
> The first is the direct object of "lasse" and the second is the direct
> object of "fragen".
> (ghaH) ghel (ghaH) 'e' vIchaw'.
> lay'tel SIvten

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