[tlhIngan Hol] Placement of adverbial elements

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Sun Oct 29 12:21:35 PDT 2017

On 10/29/2017 2:01 PM, nIqolay Q wrote:
> Since the *-Daq* is optional with verbs of motion like that, you can 
> sidestep the problem entirely and just use the suffix that we know 
> works here: *pa''e' nom yIjaH!*

The point of shifting the noun with *-'e'* is to reflect its grammatical 
emphasis by making it the first word you say. A locative noun is not a 
topic noun, so putting it first does not reflect its grammatical role.

Do what the book says here; don't invent new rules.


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