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

De'vID de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com
Mon Feb 27 02:59:30 PST 2017

On 26 February 2017 at 10:45, Lieven <levinius at gmx.de> wrote:
> But I do understand the confusion. Since {-ta'} is described as a non
> continuous counterpart to {-lI'}, there seems to be some intention. Saying
> {pumta' nagh} sounds like the stone has fallen by its own will.

{-ta'} indicates intention behind the action, but it doesn't
necessarily indicate intention on the part of the subject of the verb.
{pumta' nagh} is fine, if someone pushed the stone intentionally.


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