[tlhIngan Hol] As soon as I had tickled the dog

Lieven levinius at gmx.de
Mon Aug 22 12:02:31 PDT 2016

Am 22.08.2016 um 19:39 schrieb mayqel qunenoS:
> If I'm writing a passage, which clearly concerns a number of completed
> events, do I need to repeat the {-pu'} on every verb, or just once or
> twice suffices ?

I just answered this, but I found a different answer:
In Klingon, repetition is no problem at all. We try to avoid it in 
English, but in Klingon is quite usual - and even mandatory - to repeat 
syllable where needed:

{pItSa' vIje'ta', vIvutta' 'ej vISopta'.}

Anyone disagree?

Lieven L. Litaer
aka Quvar valer 'utlh
Grammarian of the KLI

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