[tlhIngan Hol] adverb {rut} {motlh} and aspect {-pu'}

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Tue May 3 05:55:39 PDT 2022

On 5/3/2022 8:40 AM, D qunen'oS wrote:
> During the previous summer, I never/always ate pizza.
> (I'm describing specific instances of (not) pizza-eating, so this is perfective)
> During the previous summer, I would never/always eat pizza.
> (I'm describing a tendency to (not) eat pizza, so this is imperfective)
> Would you agree with the above?

The first one is perfective /if/ you're describing specific instances of 
eating or not eating pizza, but the English doesn't necessarily mean 
that. /I always/never eat pizza/ COULD mean the same thing as /I would 
always/never eat pizza,/ so its perfectiveness is ambiguous outside of 
context. However, /I would always/never eat pizza/ is unambiguously 

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.kli.org/pipermail/tlhingan-hol-kli.org/attachments/20220503/9871fed8/attachment-0004.htm>

More information about the tlhIngan-Hol mailing list