[tlhIngan Hol] meaning of an {x-mo' verb-be'} sentence

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Thu Jan 9 06:03:03 PST 2020


On 1/9/2020 8:51 AM, jevreh at qeylis.net wrote:
> In English, the positive or negative implications of “I won’t destroy my life because of her” are contextual. Is the the positive cause for why I’ve decided to not destroy my life… ir was she a negative influence that I refuse to give in to and destroy my life because of? The answer is contextual.
>
> I imagine the difference is the same in Klingon — in depends on what discussion came before.

I wouldn't make that assumption. Instead, I would ensure the negation 
has the proper scope.

*ghaHmo' yInwIj vIQaw' 'e' vIqaSmoHQo'.*

*ghaHmo' yInwIj vIQaw' 'e' vIchaw'Qo'.
*

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SuStel
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