[tlhIngan Hol] et cetera {latlh je} in reference to nouns or verbs or both

De'vID de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com
Tue Jun 29 00:38:49 PDT 2021

On Mon, 28 Jun 2021 at 15:17, SuStel <sustel at trimboli.name> wrote:

> So, I don't know whether my understanding of the english "etc" was
> correct, since I believed that it **could** be used too, in reference to
> verbs, while here seemingly/apparently it says that it is used after a
> string/sequence of nouns.
> Yes, you can use *etc.* with a list of verbs or any other part of speech,
> provided the entire list is just one type (no mixing of nouns and verbs,
> for instance).
I think, in theory, if it's a list of people, one is supposed to use "et
al." rather than "etc.", but I don't know anyone who does this outside of
an academic setting.

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.kli.org/pipermail/tlhingan-hol-kli.org/attachments/20210629/ad8e5f19/attachment-0005.htm>

More information about the tlhIngan-Hol mailing list