[tlhIngan Hol] veQpu' or veQmey ?

Alan Anderson qunchuy at alcaco.net
Thu May 16 05:02:10 PDT 2019


On May 16, 2019, at 5:09 AM, mayqel qunen'oS <mihkoun at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> The issue here, is "if you needed to pluralize a noun, which refers to
> people, but that noun wasn't capable of language, would you use {-pu'}
> or {-mey}" ?

I am likely to choose the plural suffix that matches the noun’s usual meaning. What I end up doing in a specific case will depend on exactly why I am using that noun and what I want to imply about the people I am mentioning.

-- ghunchu'wI'
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