[tlhIngan Hol] Adverbs with {-qu'}

mayqel qunenoS mihkoun at gmail.com
Fri Dec 2 10:00:51 PST 2016

maj. and if you had an adverbial, a noun with a type-5 suffix, AND a
time stamp ? where would you place the time stamp ?

qunnoH jan puqloD

On Fri, Dec 2, 2016 at 5:48 PM, SuStel <sustel at trimboli.name> wrote:
> On 12/2/2016 10:22 AM, mayqel qunenoS wrote:
> SuStel:
> The rest of the adverbials modify the sentence
> by going before the object-verb-subject or law'/puS structure.
> and if you had an adverbial and a noun with a type-5 suffix, which
> would you place first ? I remember discussing this some time ago, and
> no definite consensus existing on the matter.
> I would put the adverbial before the syntactic noun, though there's no
> absolute rule about it. Okrand has mostly done it this way:
> qIbDaq SuvwI''e' SoH Dun law' Hoch Dun puS
> You would be the greatest warrior in the galaxy. (ST5)
> batlh naDev SuDab
> Welcome to this place (you inhabit here honorably) (PB)
> QIt ghaHvaD yIn Hegh je vIghojmoH 'ej 'oy' SIQ ghaH
> And teach him life and death, the slow and painful way! (PB)
> vaj loghDaq lenglaHtaH Humanpu'
> (thus humans can continue traveling in space) (SkyBox 99)
> But he's also done it the other way:
> tlhIngan Dujmey law'qu' SommeyDaq batlh cha'lu'
> emblazoned upon the hulls of countless Klingon Starships (it has been
> displayed honorably on very many Klingon ships' hulls) (SkyBox SP1)
> --
> SuStel
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