[tlhIngan Hol] Suffix position: semantically significant?

Alan Anderson qunchuy at alcaco.net
Thu Jun 7 15:53:48 PDT 2018


On Thu, Jun 7, 2018 at 10:45 AM, Steven Boozer <sboozer at uchicago.edu> wrote:

> Are there agglutinative languages where suffixes must be used in a
> specific order like Klingon?


The Wikipedia article on Agglutination suggests that Klingon's rigid suffix
class order is typical.

If so, how do speakers of those languages emphasize one element?  Or do
> they?


Emphasis in Korean is done with vocal stress or with redundant wording.
Hungarian seems to be similar. Quechua has an "emphatic" suffix, but I
don't know its scope.

-- ghunchu'wI'
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