[tlhIngan Hol] vagh tup neH ret

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Tue Aug 20 09:23:12 PDT 2019


On 8/20/2019 8:25 AM, mayqel qunen'oS wrote:
> vagh tup neH ret vIghro' vIlegh
>
> Is this correct, and if yes what would it mean ?
>
> only five minutes ago, I saw the cat ?
> or
> just five minutes ago, I saw the cat ?
> or
> both ?

I would point out that /I saw the cat/ is a perfective concept. 
*<timestamp> vIghro' vIleghpu'.*

You would only say just *<timestamp> vIghro' vIlegh* if you were saying 
something like /five minutes ago I was looking at the cat when suddenly.../

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SuStel
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