[tlhIngan Hol] Is {nuq} inherently singular ?

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Tue Jan 15 08:48:40 PST 2019


On 1/15/2019 11:16 AM, mayqel qunenoS wrote:
> ok, I understand the problem with the sentence of the aforementioned 
> example.
>
> So, lets put it aside, and examine another example.
>
> If the context was already clear, i.e. we're talking about ships, 
> could we write {nuq DIHIv ?} for "which ships will we attack ?" ?

The question really is, should you treat a question pronoun that is 
known to have a plural answer as if it is plural or singular? 
Unfortunately, I'm pretty sure Okrand has never used *nuq* in a sentence 
in which the answer was known to be plural, so we can't tell what the 
solution is.

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SuStel
http://trimboli.name

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