[tlhIngan Hol] is {jIb} countable ?

De'vID de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com
Tue Jun 25 07:14:40 PDT 2019


On Tue, 25 Jun 2019 at 15:43, mayqel qunen'oS <mihkoun at gmail.com> wrote:

> Can I say {wa' jIb}, {cha' jIb}, etc, or does {jIb} mean "all the hairs of
> the head" ?
>

{jIbDaj lumeQmoH / qul bIQtIq qulHommey} "Sparks from the fire river /
Caught his hair". (paq'batlh, p.86-87)

The prefix {lu-} means that {jIb} is singular. Presumably, the sparks
didn't burn a single hair, but rather his hair in general.

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De'vID
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