[tlhIngan Hol] numbers and {-vam}

Lieven levinius at gmx.de
Fri Nov 24 01:00:07 PST 2017

Disclaimer ahead: I'm not saying that this is correct, and I have no 
proof for reference.

Am 24.11.2017 um 09:32 schrieb mayqel qunenoS:

 > So, the question is, whether we can place the {-vam} on a number.

Basically, numbers "can" act as nouns, so you should be able to do that.

"I want these two" - {cha'vam vIneH}

> If we want to say "during these two years you have irritated us", then 
> which of the following would be correct ?
> qaStaHvIS cha'vam DIS nuberghmoH
> or
> qaStaHvIS cha' DISvam nuberghmoH

To me this is clearly {cha' DISvam} because it is "these [two years]" 
and not "[these two] years".

Lieven L. Litaer
aka the "Klingon Teacher from Germany"

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