[tlhIngan Hol] Prefix used with 'ar

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Fri Nov 15 06:05:35 PST 2019


On 11/14/2019 5:04 PM, Lieven L. Litaer wrote:
> Regarding the problem we recently had with {'ar}, Okrand answered:
>
> Plural if the questioned noun can be singular or plural (it lacks a
> plural suffix) and the translation is “how many?”; singular if the
> questioned noun is something that can’t be counted and the translation
> is “how much?” So {Duj ’ar DIlegh?} “How many ships do we see?” {bIQ ’ar
> wIlegh?} “How much water do we see?” 

So we now have a mass-noun detector.

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