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Re: [Tlhingan-hol] Story: ghuv = The Recruit - 51

De'vID (de.vid.jonpin@gmail.com)



<p dir="ltr"></p>
<p dir="ltr">Qov:<br>
&gt; luSopmeH yIH boghbe&#39;bejpu&#39; torgh. = &quot;Torg was definitely not born for<br>
&gt; tribbles to eat him.&quot;</p>
<p dir="ltr">I have trouble parsing {-meH} with negation. </p>
<p dir="ltr">I initially read that as:<br>
&quot;Torg was (definitely not born) for tribbles to eat him.&quot;</p>
<p dir="ltr">It wasn&#39;t until I read the translation that I understood you meant:<br>
&quot;Torg was definitely not (born for tribbles to eat him).&quot;</p>
<p dir="ltr">I have the same trouble with {Hoch DaSopbe&#39;chugh bath bIHeghbe&#39;} so I apparently have trouble understanding {-be&#39;} when it negates complex sentences.</p>
<p dir="ltr">-- <br>
De&#39;vID</p>
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