[tlhIngan Hol] Reversing the order of {-vo'}

De'vID de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com
Thu Aug 10 07:37:00 PDT 2017

On 10 August 2017 at 14:07, Alan Anderson <qunchuy at alcaco.net> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 3:38 AM, De'vID <de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> ...Consider the following:
>> {[vaS'a']vo' [tera'Daq DIvI' ra'ghom qach]Daq chegh}
>> {[tera'Daq DIvI' ra'ghom qachDaq vaS'a']vo' chegh}
> Qo'.
> You seem to be suggesting that we parse {tera'Daq DIvI' ra'ghom qach} and
> {tera'Daq DIvI' raghom qachDaq vaS'a'} as noun phrases bearing a Type 5
> suffix on the final noun. However, that treatment violates the prohibition
> of a Type 5 suffix on the first noun of such a phrase.
> I will not consider them further.

That's not what I intended to suggest. I'm trying to get mayqel
qunenoS to see why the pattern is {X-vo' Y-Daq chegh} and not {Y-Daq
X-vo' chegh}.


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