[tlhIngan Hol] {-'e'} on locatives which don't take {-Daq} and {-'e'} on time stamps

mayqel qunen'oS mihkoun at gmail.com
Fri Aug 28 07:36:10 PDT 2020

> The {-'e'} suffix does not “emphasize” a noun. It marks it as the topic
> of a sentence, or draws focus to it. The kind of emphasis you are trying
> to express here is not done with syntax. It is done through vocal stress
> or text formatting, as in your first options.

ghunchu'wI', bIjangpu'mo', 'ej bIghaqpu'mo', jIbel, 'ej qatlho'.

loQ De' DalInpu'bogh vIyaj. cha' Qu' turlaH {-'e'} mojaq:

Qu' wa': topic marker.
Qu' cha': laDwI'vaD mu'tlhegh topic buSmoH {-'e'}.

DaH wa' Ca'non mu'tlhegh wIqeljaj:

qIbDaq SuvwI''e' SoH Dun law' Hoch Dun puS
you would be the greatest warrior in the galaxy

Ca'Non mu'tlheghvamDaq nuq 'oH {-'e'} Qu''e' ? topic marker 'oH'a' ?
laDwI'vaD {SuvwI'} buSmoH'a' ?

'ej vabDot Ca'Non mu'tlheghvam wIbuSHa'chugh, vay' vIyajlaHbe'taH..

chay' pIm "drawing focus" "emphatic" je ? 'op meqmo' pImlaw' "drawing
focus" "emphatic" je, 'a meqmeyvam vIyajlaHbe'ba'mo', jImISchoHba'.

~ Qa'yIn

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