[tlhIngan Hol] expressing "they are there"

Will Martin willmartin2 at mac.com
Wed Feb 17 11:10:45 PST 2021

Will Martin
willmartin2 at mac.com

> On Feb 17, 2021, at 12:05 PM, De'vID <de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Feb 2021 at 15:01, mayqel qunen'oS <mihkoun at gmail.com <mailto: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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