[tlhIngan Hol] verbs necessarily taking objects

mayqel qunenoS mihkoun at gmail.com
Fri Feb 2 02:59:37 PST 2018


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

hahaha. You"re right..

So, as I understand, if I write {jISopnISmo' jIDIl} "because I needed to
eat I paid", it is correct. Right ?

~ nI'ghma

On Feb 2, 2018 12:53 PM, "Lieven L. Litaer" <levinius at gmx.de> wrote:

> 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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