[tlhIngan Hol] Context of {-Daq}

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Tue Jan 23 06:20:33 PST 2018


On 1/23/2018 7:53 AM, mayqel qunenoS wrote:
> There is something, which I'm wondering with regards to the {-Daq}.
>
> Unfortunately though, in order to describe it, I need to write a 
> ridiculous example.
>
> Assume I want to say, "I give DuraS the middle finger".
>
> Initially, it came to me to write: {DuraSDaq qaywI' vI'agh}.
>
> However, this phrase gives me the impression that someone has mounted 
> DuraS, and there -on DuraS-, he displays the middle finger.
>
> So, I'm wondering whether this assumption is correct. Or could {-Daq} 
> indeed be used to convey the intended meaning ?
>
> I *feel* that it is more appropriate to say {DuraSvaD qaywI' vI'agh}.
>
> Although since I'm not certain, if anyone could shed some light on the 
> matter, it would be great.

*DuraSvaD qaywI' vI'agh* is correct, because *DuraS* is the indirect 
object of the sentence.

It would also be correct to say *DuraSDaq jIqay.*

-- 
SuStel
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