[tlhIngan Hol] Prefix used with 'ar

Lieven L. Litaer levinius at gmx.de
Thu Nov 14 23:06:46 PST 2019

Am 15.11.2019 um 07:36 schrieb mayqel qunen'oS:
>  > Plural if the questioned noun can be
>  > singular or plural (it lacks a plural suffix)
> Does this mean, that the questioned noun *can* have a plural suffix ?
> Meaning we can say {Dujmey 'ar DIlegh ?} ?

No, I'm sure it's not,because that would contradict the rule of TKD, 6.4:

"Finally, {'ar} "how many? how much?" follows the noun to which it
refers. It can never follow a noun with a plural suffix ({-pu', -mey,

So you could restate that phrase into "The plural suffix is not used on
a noun in front the word {'ar}, but the noun phrase with 'ar is treated
as plural if the noun is countable and singular if the noun is not."

Lieven L. Litaer
aka the "Klingon Teacher from Germany"

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