[tlhIngan Hol] KLBC - How to say "I like to do/doing something

PICHLMANN Christoph Christoph.PICHLMANN at agrana.com
Tue Feb 14 22:41:01 PST 2017

>Message: 6
>Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2017 09:37:41 -0500
>From: SuStel <sustel at trimboli.name>
>To: tlhingan-hol at lists.kli.org
>Subject: Re: [tlhIngan Hol] KLBC - How to say "I like to do/doing
>	something"
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>On 2/14/2017 9:19 AM, Aur?lie Demonchaux wrote:
>> Thanks for explaining SuStel - I see where the problem is now.
>> Yes I'll stick to sentence-as-objects instead in the future or just 
>> rephrase in some other way.
>Unless there's a good reason to use *-ghach.* There are times when you 
>will legitimately want to use it to do what it's supposed to do. Don't 
>shy away from those times. Just remember not to use it when what you're 
>trying to do is nominalize an unsuffixed verb.
>Try using it from time to time. But be careful when you do.

That reminded me of something a character in the Discworld novels said - I've tried to translate it, but I don' think I really succeeded.

Here's my attempt:

*pab chut* bIHmeH Dachovchu' DabIvpa'.

The (paraphrased) quote from Prattchet: "Rules are there so you think before you break them."


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