[tlhIngan Hol] So sarcophagus you say ? hmm..

mayqel qunenoS mihkoun at gmail.com
Tue Aug 1 08:01:48 PDT 2017

> using the plural suffix is not so much redundant as explicit

What does this mean ? Don't misunderstand me; I'm not contradicting
you on this matter. I genuinely don't understand what this sentence


On Tue, Aug 1, 2017 at 4:38 PM, SuStel <sustel at trimboli.name> wrote:
> On 8/1/2017 3:43 AM, mayqel qunenoS wrote:
> If we wanted to specifically express the "many others", i think it
> would be better to just write {latlh law'}. In this construction the
> meaning remains the same, without "tiring" the reader by making him
> read two "plurals" in a row.
> I think you're really just reacting to the fact that the plural suffix is
> optional. I sometimes point out where plural suffixes can be dropped for
> stylistic reasons, but using the plural suffix is not so much redundant as
> explicit. I too would probably say latlh law' instead of latlhpu' law' most
> of the time, but I would only call this out where I feel a stylistic
> improvement could be made. But I disagree that latlhpu' law' can be reduced
> to latlhpu' without changing the meaning. Sometimes the presence or lack of
> law' may not make a difference to the overall meaning, but this won't always
> be true.
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