[tlhIngan Hol] 'e' x-lu' SAO with neH

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Tue Jun 14 10:08:41 PDT 2016

On 6/14/2016 12:06 PM, kechpaja at comcast.net wrote:
> On Jun 14, 2016, at 11:51, SuStel <sustel at trimboli.name 
> <mailto:sustel at trimboli.name>> wrote:
>> On 6/14/2016 11:28 AM, mayqel qunenoS wrote:
>>> But what happens if I want to say "..someone wants to give you a
>>> cat.." ? On one hand we can't write {SoHvaD vIghro' noblu' 'e'
>>> neHlu'}, and at the same time, we can't write {SoHvaD vIghro' noblu'
>>> net neHlu'} either.
>>> So, what's the deal ? The only solution I can think of is {SoHvaD
>>> vIghro' nob vay' neH vay'}.
>> *SoHvaD vIghro' noblu' neHlu' *or***SoHvaD vIghro' nob vay' neH vay'* 
>> are both correct, as are various other combinations of *-lu'* and 
>> *vay'.* Also valid is using the prefix trick for the latter sentence: 
>> *vIghro' Dunob vay' neH vay'.*
>> Of course, *-lu'* means more than /someone;/ it means /an entity I'm 
>> not going to specify./
>> One might also question whether the two *vay'* in the second sentence 
>> are the same *vay'.* You could clarify this with something like 
>> *vIghro' Dunob vay' neH vay'vam.*
> Why not just {vIghro' Dunon neH vay'}? Shouldn't a {ghaH} or a third 
> person subject indicated by a prefix in the SAO be interpreted as 
> referring to the {vay'}?

Or even *vIghro' Dunon vay' neH.*


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