[tlhIngan Hol] lojmItmey yISam

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Wed Aug 16 06:29:12 PDT 2017

On 8/16/2017 9:19 AM, mayqel qunenoS wrote:
> SuStel:
> > Forgetting that inherently plural nouns are grammatically
> > singular
> Is this a rule, that inherently plural nouns in english (for example 
> "coordinates") are always grammatically singular in klingon ?

Yes. TKD 3.3.2:

    Inherently plural nouns are treated grammatically as singular nouns
    in that singular pronouns are used to refer to them... For example,
    in the sentence *cha yIghuS*/Stand by torpedoes!/ or /Get the
    torpedoes ready to be fired!/ the verb prefix *yI-*, an imperative
    prefix used for singular objects, must be used even though the
    object (*cha*/torpedoes/) has a plural meaning.


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