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

mayqel qunenoS mihkoun at gmail.com
Wed Nov 16 07:31:24 PST 2016

> Best not to do it.

I agree. As mIp'av wrote, multiple negations can be confusing in any

I just asked about these multiple {-be'}, because they seemed very strange.

ghoghwIj HablI'vo' vIngeHta'

On 16 Nov 2016 4:51 pm, "SuStel" <sustel at trimboli.name> wrote:

> On 11/16/2016 9:47 AM, mayqel qunenoS wrote:
> the original {jIghelbe'choHlaHbe'}, (which sparked this thread), was
> written by Qov as a reply to one of my -kahless knows- numerous questions.
> she was trying to show me, how to say something like "I'm not able to stop
> myself from asking".
> back then, being more of a beginner than I'm now, I didn't notice the two
> {-be'} on the same word. this happened only today, and the confusion
> commenced.
> now, since Qov is an expert I don't think she would have written this
> word, if the two {-be'} weren't actually allowed.
> I wouldn't have said it that way. *jIghel 'e' vImevlaHbe'* or *jIghel 'e'
> vIbotlaHbe'**.* But maybe Qov had a reason to say it her way.
> There's no known rule *against* reusing a rover in a word, but there's no
> precedent for it and it's *very* confusing. Best not to do it.
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