[tlhIngan Hol] Can we have the {-be'} twice ?

mayqel qunenoS mihkoun at gmail.com
Wed Nov 16 05:10:49 PST 2016

so, we can add a sh@!@load (as americans say) of rovers on a single word ?

ghoghwIj HablI'vo' vIngeHta'

On 16 Nov 2016 3:01 pm, "Lieven" <levinius at gmx.de> wrote:

> Am 16.11.2016 um 13:14 schrieb kechpaja:
>> At the qepHom earlier this month, Marc told me and a few other folks
>> that you can't have more than one {-be'} (or more than one {-qu'}) in a
>> single word.
> I can confirm that, because I also observed or even was part of the
> discussion. But...
> Anyway, I should not that this was one of the situations where Okrand was
> overwhelmed by the question and may have answered without intensely
> thinking about it, hence maybe unintentionally contradicting himself.
> There was someone who mentioned that "no more than one suffix of each type
> may occur at a time" (chapter 4.2.10 TKD). It was this that Okrand
> confirmed. The mentioned rule regards only non-rovers. I'm sure Okrand did
> not think of the possible construction with two {-be'} in one word, so I
> would not put too much weight on what he said.
> TKD further says that {-be'} "follows the concept being negated". If I
> take this literally, I could probably use it nine times one a verb with
> nine sufixes:
> {jIghelbe'choHbe'laHbe'taHbe'} "I am not continously not able to not
> change not asking"
> Hey, let's add some -qu' and -Qo' :-)
> {qaleghbe'qu'} sounds okay, I guess we even have canon examples that will
> confirm that.
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