[tlhIngan Hol] Do type-5 suffixes follow the rank ?

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Mon Jul 8 00:39:55 PDT 2019


On 7/8/2019 3:35 AM, mayqel qunen'oS wrote:
> ghawranmo' Qang, omelette De'mey DIghojpu'.
> We learned the omelette recipe, because of gowron, the chancellor.
>
> Now read this:
>
> ghawran Qangmo', omelette De'mey DIghojpu'.
> We learned the omelette recipe, because of the gowron chancellor.
>
> Which is the correct one ?
>
> I'm leaning toward the latter, but I'd like to make certain, that the 
> title/rank *does* indeed behave as a "normal" second noun, in a 
> noun-noun construction.

*ghawran Qang* is a noun phrase, though it is not a noun-noun 
construction. The syntactic suffix encompasses the entire noun phrase to 
which it is attached. Therefore the correct form is *ghawran Qangmo'.*

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SuStel
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