[tlhIngan Hol] Expressing must with imperatives

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Thu Nov 24 10:25:57 PST 2016

On 11/24/2016 1:13 PM, mayqel qunenoS wrote:
> SuStel:
>> Why are you trying to come up with the one true way to say these things?
> I'm trying to shed bad habits which have accumulated over time, such
> as using {-nIS} to express "must" regardless if it is the right thing
> to do.

Remember that the discussion showed no perfect resolution to the issue 
of need/must for *-nIS.* If you do want to avoid using *-nIS* to mean 
/must,/ then simply do so, and use whatever other tools are appropriate 
for a given sentence. There is no single tool that is best.


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