[tlhIngan Hol] Noun marked with {-'e'} at the beginning of the sentence

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Mon May 13 10:58:30 PDT 2019


On 5/13/2019 1:55 PM, mayqel qunen'oS wrote:
> If I want to say "the ANCIENT CATS are aliens", emphasizing the 
> "ancient cats", but in an unmarked way, then how do I it ?
>
> If I just write {novmey bIH vIghro'mey tIQ'e'}, then the {vIghro'mey 
> tIQ} is topicalized by the {-'e'}, but not emphasized..

In an unmarked way? You can't, using pronoun-as-to-be.

But you could say *nov vIghro'mey tIQ'e'*/the ANCIENT CATS are alien./

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SuStel
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