[tlhIngan Hol] expressing "they are there"

De'vID de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com
Wed Feb 17 09:05:53 PST 2021

On Wed, 17 Feb 2021 at 15:01, mayqel qunen'oS <mihkoun at gmail.com> wrote:

> Suppose we write:
> pa', bIHtaH toQDuj'e'
> there, are (the) birds of prey
> If this is correct, then why would it be wrong to say {pa', chaHtaH
> chaH'e'} ? It's a simple substitution: "there, are they".

Read the part in TKD 6.3 where it says "In the above examples, the subjects
are pronouns. If the subject is a noun, it follows the third-person
pronoun...". The fact that pronouns and nouns are treated differently here
rules out your substitution.

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