[tlhIngan Hol] Disturbing irregularities

mayqel qunenoS mihkoun at gmail.com
Wed Jun 22 10:24:20 PDT 2016

I have thought of this too ;

Perhaps 'oqranD thought : 'the person who asks is uncertain, so he
utilizes (if he chooses) the pronoun without the {-taH} ; but the
person who answers is certain that the answer he is providing is
taking place for the duration of the conversation, thus he is using
the {-taH}, to express the "now that I'm answering this/that is taking

On Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 7:56 PM, SuStel <sustel at trimboli.name> wrote:
> On 6/22/2016 12:53 PM, mayqel qunenoS wrote:
>> ..but when the time comes for someone to answer a "where is a/the"
>> question, then the {'oHtaH} or {ghaHtaH} is imperative, right ?
>> for example, we can only say {tawDaq 'oHtaH puH Duj'e'}, and not
>> {tawDaq puH Duj}, right ?
> It seems to be. I sometimes wonder if the continuous aspect is used to
> represent temporary location as opposed to permanent location, but some
> canon contradicts this.
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