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Re: [Tlhingan-hol] Sunlight and Starlight

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<p dir="ltr">Bellerophon, modeler:<br>
&gt;&gt; The apparent non-canon nominalizer<br>
&gt;&gt; -la&#39; is seen only in the noun Qapla&#39;, which expresses a result.</p>
<p dir="ltr">ghunchu&#39;wI&#39;:<br>
&gt; I suspect that the apparent nominalization is a semantic mutation, not<br>
&gt; a grammatical feature. My dissection of {Qapla&#39;} gives a nonstandard<br>
&gt; but perfectly recognizable &quot;One is able to succeed.&quot;</p>
<p dir="ltr">That&#39;s a really interesting interpretation! That&#39;s exactly what one would say to someone about to go on an away mission: {QaplaH vay&#39;}. I wonder then if a regional variant exists, {QapluH}?</p>
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