[tlhIngan Hol] placement of Hoch in a {-bogh} phrase

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Fri Jul 12 06:46:06 PDT 2019


On 7/12/2019 9:34 AM, mayqel qunen'oS wrote:
>
> Hoch tIQbogh vIghro'
>
> each cat which is ancient
>
>
> tIQbogh Hoch vIghro'
>
> each cat which is ancient
>
>
> Are the above two options equally correct ? Should I prefer one over 
> the other ?
>
Being ancient is a more essential quality of the cats than their 
"eachness," so it should remain the most tightly bound to it.

Let *X* = *tIQbogh vIghro'*/ancient cat/

Then *Hoch X* is /each X./

*Hoch tIQbogh vIghro'.*

You frequently ask about these scope issues. Figure out which elements 
are more closely bound together and mirror this in the grammar. The most 
tightly bound elements will be nested the most deeply.
**

-- 
SuStel
http://trimboli.name

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