[tlhIngan Hol] Apollo mission sentence

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Wed May 1 12:18:46 PDT 2019


On 5/1/2019 3:13 PM, Will Martin wrote:
> {nay’ DIlmeH Huch} is not a noun-noun construction. It’s not a 
> “genitive” (termed “possessive” in TKD). It is money 
> for-the-purpose-of-buying-a-dish-of-food. It’s money with a mission.
>
> Note that this is an uncommon construction, probably not justified by 
> canon, because the general rule is that while a verb with {-meH} can 
> describe the purpose of a noun or it can describe the purpose of a 
> verb, there is a distinctive difference in form depending on whether 
> it describes a noun or a verb.
>
> When it describes a noun, the verb with {-meH} will, in all examples 
> I’ve seen, NOT HAVE A SUBJECT OR OBJECT.

Untrue.

*qaSuchmeH 'eb*/opportunity for me to visit you.
/http://klingonska.org/canon/1998-01-18b-news.txt


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