[tlhIngan Hol] mughmeH laH vs mughlaHghach

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Wed May 16 06:44:24 PDT 2018

On 5/16/2018 9:29 AM, SuStel wrote:
> *ghItlhvam mughlu'meH, laH chavlu'pu'
> */In order that one translates this manuscript, one has achieved the 
> ability.
> /
> *[N1:ghItlhvam] [N2:mughlu'meH laH] chavlu'pu'
> */One has achieved this manuscript's ability for one to translate./
> I don't see any other possible interpretations of this sentence. What 
> are the many possible genitive relations?
> In the first interpretation, the indefinite subject plans to 
> translates the manuscript. In the second interpretation, the 
> manuscript has an ability of translation. The *-lu'* might screw that 
> up, but at best that makes the interpretation invalid; it doesn't give 
> someone ELSE the ability to translate the manuscript, and it doesn't 
> change the manuscript's ability to translate something into an ability 
> for someone to translate IT.
Wait, I see another interpretation:

*[NP:ghItlhvam mughlu'meH laH] chavlu'pu'
*/One has achieved the ability in order that one translates this 


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