[tlhIngan Hol] time words and deixis

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Wed Nov 29 11:30:35 PST 2017

On 11/29/2017 1:22 PM, mayqel qunenoS wrote:
> I'm not quite sure I understand the subject.
> But if indeed I understand what we are trying to say, then why not use:
> {loS maH ben jIbogh. ngugh..}
> forty years ago I was born. then..
> or
> {loS maH ben jIbogh. qaSpa' wanI'vam..}
> forty years ago I was born. before that event (i.e. my birth) happened..

The question is, how would you describe an event at a time a known 
period before or after an event whose time was NOT known?

How would you describe /ten years before he was born/ if you don't know 
when he was born, but you do know the event happened ten years before that?


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