[tlhIngan Hol] Apollo mission sentence

mayqel qunen'oS mihkoun at gmail.com
Wed May 1 09:50:19 PDT 2019


SuStel:

> If that mission happens at the moon, it is 

> a maSDaq SaqmeH Qu' landing mission 

> on the moon. The locative is added to the 

> verb as usual.


If I understand your analysis correctly, the {maSDaq} refers to the {SaqmeH Qu'}.


Isn't it strange though ?


Lets take just the phrase {maSDaq SaqmeH Qu' wa'DIch HochHom turlu'taHvIS}


Couldn't we understand this too, as the {maSDaq} describing the place where the {turlu'taHvIS} takes place ?


If the intent was for the {maSDaq} to refer to the {SaqmeH Qu'}, instead of the {turlu'taHvIS}, why not omit the {-Daq} altogether ?


Then we would have {maS SaqmeH Qu'} meaning "landing mission of the moon", which I can't *feel* any different from "landing mission on the moon".


Having the {-Daq}ed noun referring to the {-meH}ed noun, just messes me up, is all..


~ m. qunen'oS

klingon is a work of art

all other conlangs are crap



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