[tlhIngan Hol] male female baby

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Tue Oct 3 08:21:29 PDT 2017

On 10/3/2017 10:46 AM, Lieven wrote:
> On 10/3/2017 10:37 AM, Lieven wrote:
>>> To avoid the problem, I would make this two phrases:
>>> {ghu vIlegh. loD ghaH.} 
> Am 03.10.2017 um 16:42 schrieb SuStel:
>> That implies to my mind that the baby is a man. Say this instead: 
>> *ghu vIlegh; loDHom ghaH.*
> You are definitely right, that's more accurate. I had the same thing 
> in mind as well. But then I thought like, hey, I already said it's a 
> BABY. No need to mention the {Hom}-part any more. 

I wouldn't want to approach this too much like a math problem. Suffixes 
aren't exactly like mathematical operators. A *loDHom* is a different 
thing than a *loD,* not just a *loD* that's had the operation of 
minorness performed on it.


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