[tlhIngan Hol] how do we say "from where did you ..."

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Thu Nov 7 08:22:48 PST 2019


On 11/7/2019 11:10 AM, Jeremy Silver wrote:
> On Thursday, 7 November 2019 13:55:54 GMT Felix Malmenbeck wrote:
>> Consider that in TKD, it is mentioned that:
>>
>> "The word for where?, nuqDaq, is actually nuq what? followed by the suffix
>> -Daq locative (see section 3.3.5)."
> So it does. I thought it was something slightly different, but that might have
> just been me.
>
> Now for me "where" is semantically equivalent to "what place", so is there
> anything that would disallow {nuq Daqvo'} ?

The word *nuq* goes into the sentence where the answer would be. If the 
answer is a ship, the answer to *nuq Daqvo'* would not be *Duj 
Daqvo'*/from the ship's place;/**it would be *Dujvo'*/from the ship./ So 
*nuq Daqvo'* doesn't really do what you want it to do.

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SuStel
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