[tlhIngan Hol] {-moH} and two things instead of three

mayqel qunenoS mihkoun at gmail.com
Wed Mar 21 10:29:18 PDT 2018


SuStel:

> In {YvaD X VmoH X}, X is the causer and the

> done-to, which isn't one of those combinations

> that I think requires a reflexive suffix. It seems

> a correct construction.


I think I understand your point, but there is something which still confuses me.


How can we write {YvaD X VmoH X}, since there is no verb prefix to use, when both the subject and the object are the same person/persons ?


In the verb prefix chart, when the subject and the object are the same person/persons, then we have a dash (-), which means that we can't write {YvaD X VmoH X}.


So, if we needed to write a sentence as "the vulcans caused the federation to accept them", then we can't write it in the form {YvaD X VmoH X}, and we can't use {-'egh} or {-chuq}, so we need to recast.


Would you agree with the above ?


~ nI'ghma


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