[tlhIngan Hol] {meH}ed nouns and verb prefixes

De'vID de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com
Wed Apr 4 00:46:17 PDT 2018

On 31 March 2018 at 13:31, mayqel qunenoS <mihkoun at gmail.com> wrote:

> I was under the impression, that {meH}ed nouns as {QongmeH Duj} don't take
> verb prefixes.
> However, a little bird told me that on "s.e. 1998.01.18" (whatever the
> ghe''or "s.e." actually is..), there is the canon sentence of:
> {jIpaSqu'mo' narghpu' qaSuchmeH 'eb}
> because I'm very late, the opportunity to visit you has escaped
> And here, we *do* have a verb prefix on a {meH}ed noun.

Where did you get the idea of this "rule" from?

I think maybe the idea is that nouns with such prefixes are extemporaneous
constructions, and wouldn't be found in a dictionary. I don't recall that
anyone has said that they're illegal?

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