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Re: Relative clause in a relative clause

qurgh lungqIj (qurgh@wizage.net)



On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 1:37 PM, ghunchu'wI' 'utlh <qunchuy@alcaco.net>wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 11:48 AM, qurgh lungqIj <qurgh@wizage.net> wrote:
> > Can you use a relative clause in another relative clause?
>
> There's no rule against it. You run the risk of exceeding the ability
> of the typical listener to follow the phrase if you take it too far,
> though. My advice is to avoid nesting relative clauses, and instead
> use multiple sentences with repeated words.
>
> -- ghunchu'wI'
>
>
lu'. jIyaj. qatlho' :)

So something like this would be easier to follow?

HoHbogh tlhIngan luja'chuq. HoHbogh tlhIngan vISov
They discuses the Klingon that died. I know the Klingon that died.

qurgh






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