[tlhIngan Hol] Maltz about to compare

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Tue Feb 6 12:44:02 PST 2018


On 2/6/2018 3:31 PM, kechpaja wrote:
> This, of course, immediately brings up a different question: if a
> teacher is grading exams, at first glance it seems that this verb would
> be appropriate. However, what happens if there's only one exam to be
> graded? Do {patlh} and {patlhmoH} imply "be ranked/have a status/be
> graded*with respect to other items/people*", or can they refer to a
> rank or status that exists on its own?

You're still giving it a rank according to an external measure. If I get 
a D, it means I'm ranked poorly compared to /hypothetical/ other students.

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SuStel
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