[tlhIngan Hol] two type-5 on a {-bogh} phrase

Lieven L. Litaer levinius at gmx.de
Wed Jun 26 23:26:56 PDT 2019


Am 26.06.2019 um 15:25 schrieb SuStel:
> main clause. For instance, *bartIqDaq leghbogh vIghro'mo' jIba'.* I
> don't think this works, because it would make the relative clause, which
> is a noun phrase, have multiple syntactic roles, which is generally
> forbidden.

Yes, somehow confusing. Maybe that's why it sounds to me like it means

"I sit because of the cat which is seeing on the branch."
(the cat is on the branch)

I would change the word order to get the different intended meaning:

{leghbogh vIghro'mo' bartIqDaq jIba'.}
"I sit in the branch because of the seeing cat"
or
{bartIqDaq jIba' leghbogh vIghro'mo'.}
"I sit in the branch because of the seeing cat"

because I think the rule says that the locative must precede the
sentence (here: the verb ba') and the -mo' part is a different clause
[forgot the name] that stands separately.

But I think i'm drifting off the original qestion.


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Lieven L. Litaer
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