[tlhIngan Hol] placement of {-be'} relative to the {-pu'} and {-ta'}

De'vID de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com
Thu Sep 19 03:05:50 PDT 2019

On Thu, 19 Sep 2019 at 02:09, SuStel <sustel at trimboli.name> wrote:

> On 9/18/2019 6:03 PM, Will Martin wrote:
> I disagree with your interpretation that {jISopta’be’} implies that I
> intended to not accomplish the goal of eating. It just means “I did not
> accomplish eating.” The implication is that since I’m viewing the act of
> eating as an accomplishment, then most likely, my intent is to eat.
> The expressed intent is to not eat. The goal that was accomplished was not
> eating.
Was this comment intended to be about {jISopta'be'} or {jISopbe'ta'}? I
don't believe {jISopta'be'} expresses the intent to not eat.

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