[tlhIngan Hol] Admire the man..

mayqel qunenoS mihkoun at gmail.com
Fri Jun 24 08:05:34 PDT 2016

Perhaps now I'm beginning to understand my problem.

In klingon the {-vaD} can ONLY be used as a beneficiary-for, and NOT
as a purpose-for, right ? Is this where my mistake actually lies ?
That I'm using the {-vaD} as a purpose-for instead of a
beneficiary-for ?

On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 5:58 PM, SuStel <sustel at trimboli.name> wrote:
> On 6/24/2016 10:49 AM, mayqel qunenoS wrote:
> So, if I wrote :
> puchpa'vaD loD vemmoHbe' be'.
> a woman doesn't wake up a man for the bathroom.
> then, in this sentence, would the {puchpa'} be considered a beneficiary ?
> You've marked it as a beneficiary, so it is one, but I don't think it means
> what you want it to mean. The kind of for you're using in the English is a
> purpose-for, not a beneficiary-for. Let me take out the negative from the
> sentence for a minute (to avoid a different problem): puchpa' lo'meH loD,
> loD vemmoH be' a woman wakes up a man so he can use the bathroom.
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