[tlhIngan Hol] Maltz on flipping and tipping

De'vID de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com
Tue Jun 9 22:44:51 PDT 2020


On Tue, 9 Jun 2020 at 09:52, Lieven L. Litaer <levinius at gmx.de> wrote:

> -----begin quote --------
> After I explained to Maltz what you'd said about flipping and tipping,
> he said that we should say that {qaw'} means "tip over" and {qaw'moH}
> means "tip over, knock over, knock down."
>
> You'd use {qaw'} if the object tipped over on its own accord or
> seemingly on its own accord (even if there is a known cause).
>

Surely the subject, and not the object. ;-)

(Yes, I know he meant "the thing which is tipping" not "the object of the
verb". The subject should obviously be this object.)

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De'vID
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