[tlhIngan Hol] -lI': intentional or not?

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Sun Feb 26 04:14:04 PST 2017

On 2/26/2017 6:32 AM, Lieven wrote:
> TKD gives the example {chollI'} "it (the torpedo) is getting closer"
> "when it is known that the missile has been aimed at that target."
> This does confirm that the thing does not itself have the intention to 
> do what it does, a torpedoe does not "think" or "intend" to do what it 
> does. The speaker does also not "intend" what is happening. He is 
> neutral as describing what is going on: {chollI' peng} is to me the 
> same as {pumlI' nagh}. 

The restrictive side of the argument says that /someone/ fired the 
torpedo and set its goal intentionally, and it is the firer's 
perspective that is generating the *-lI'.* Do you disagree with this 


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