[tlhIngan Hol] Dop Hurgh lo'laHghach

mayqel qunenoS mihkoun at gmail.com
Tue Nov 8 08:40:23 PST 2016

ok, thanks. finally I understand..

qunnoH jan puqloD

On Tue, Nov 8, 2016 at 6:36 PM, SuStel <sustel at trimboli.name> wrote:
> On 11/8/2016 11:26 AM, mayqel qunenoS wrote:
> So, -and correct me if my understanding is wrong-, the {Dochmey
> HochHom} is grammaticaly identical to the {Dochmey mI'}. But we tend
> to accept the {Dochmey HochHom} as being correct -in order to convey
> our intented meaning-, because the {HochHom} is acting like an
> adjectival verb (although it is not).
> No. Dochmey HochHom and Dochmey mI' are indeed grammatically identical
> (except you've been using mI' as a plural, so it's an implicit Dochmey
> mI'mey). We are not making exceptions to accommodate the meaning we want.
> Dochmey HochHom luyajHa' nuvpu'
> people misunderstand the things' majority
> People misunderstand the majority. The majority of what? Things. There are
> things, and people misunderstand the majority.
> Dochmey mI' yajHa' nuvpu'
> people misunderstand the things' numbers
> People misunderstand the numbers, the quantity. The numbers of what? Things.
> There are things, and people misunderstand how many of them there are.
> This was Ed's original, correct objection. Dochmey mI' doesn't mean "a lot
> of things" or "several things." It means "the number of things," "the count
> of things," "how many things there are."
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