[tlhIngan Hol] A silly question on {ngeH}

Daniel Dadap daniel at dadap.net
Mon Nov 19 15:32:43 PST 2018



> On Nov 19, 2018, at 12:04, SuStel <sustel at trimboli.name> wrote:
> 
>> On 11/19/2018 12:59 PM, mayqel qunenoS wrote:
>> If I say {Qo'noSDaq vIghro' vIngeH}, then what does it mean ?
>> 
>> That I'm somewhere (unspecified in that sentence), and from that somewhere I will send the cat to Kronos ?
>> 
>> Or does it mean that I'm on Kronos, and while I'm being there, I'm sending the cat somewhere (unspecified by this sentence) ?
>> 
>> Or does it mean both ?
> It could mean either. Context will tell. Since sending something is strongly associated with the destination one is sending it to, I would expect the default interpretation would be that the locative is the destination.
> 
> Besides, one would be more likely to say Qo'noSvo' vIghro' vIngeH.
> 

My first impression is also that Qo'noS is the destination. However I can also see it being interpreted as the sending happening with the entirety of the act of sending (origin, transit, destination) occurring on Qo'noS.

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