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Re: [Tlhingan-hol] Noun sequences

Anthony Appleyard ( [KLI Member]

But please, how to distinguish e.g. "Captain Qov" from "Qov's captain"?<br><blockquote style="margin-right: 0px; margin-left:15px;">----Original message----<br>From :<br>Date : 11/10/2015 - 16:30 (GMTST)<br>To :<br>Subject : Re: [Tlhingan-hol] Noun sequences<br><br><meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"><div>I don't think that adding a title to a name is necessarily considered to be apposition. It's one thing to say "The pilot, Qov, is very experienced." That's apposition. In English, it gets a comma. But, "Mr. Martin would like a window seat" doesn't have a comma between the title, Mr., and the name, Martin.</div><div id="AppleMailSignature"><br></div><div id="AppleMailSignature">In Klingon, a title always follows the name of the person it is being applied to, except for HoD Qanqor, who established that name for himself before Okrand revealed that the title should follow the name. He'd had it for enough years that he decided to simply ignore convention for his name alone. Everyone else follows their name with their title, and Qanqor follows this convention for all names except his own.<br>....<br><br></div></blockquote><p></p>
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