[tlhIngan Hol] verbs necessarily taking objects

Lieven L. Litaer levinius at gmx.de
Fri Feb 2 02:53:14 PST 2018


lieven:
>> Not necessarily. {DaHjaj DIl 'Iv} "Who is paying tonight" makes 
>> sense clearly.

Am 02.02.2018 um 11:40 schrieb mayqel qunenoS:
> Couldn't though the {DaHjaj DIl 'Iv} actually mean "Who is paying 
> tonight for it" ?

Yes, true. But that's the problem of the English translation, not the 
Klingon. Remember the canon example {DaH yIDIl} "Pay now." - this could 
also be translated as "Pay for it now", but what's the difference?

And litereally, you may even read "Who pays for the today?"

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