[tlhIngan Hol] Expressing "all of us"

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Mon Jan 29 07:39:44 PST 2018


On 1/28/2018 8:20 PM, seruq wrote:
> I read [Hoch maH] as " all the us's", "all the we's", as in multiple groups.  It is not speaking of the entirety of a single group.
>
> As for [maH Hoch], similar to the plural suffix, unless you need to remove ambiguity, then no need to use it.  Just use maH.
>
> But I can see the possibility of it's use.
>
> A:  mab wIlaj maH
> B:  chaq bolaj tlhIH 'op neH
> A:  maghwI' vIHoH, DaH wIlaj maH Hoch

As pointed out elsewhere, *tlhIH 'op* and *maH Hoch* have third-person 
head nouns, so you've used the wrong verb prefix. But as third-person 
subjects these seem wrong, since you're trying for second- and 
first-person subjects.

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SuStel
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