tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Fri Sep 18 10:48:24 2009
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Re: Relative clause in a relative clause
qurgh lungqIj (firstname.lastname@example.org)
On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 1:37 PM, ghunchu'wI' 'utlh <email@example.com>wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 11:48 AM, qurgh lungqIj <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
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