[tlhIngan Hol] Pronouns and noun suffixes, prefix trick and *bID*

Will Martin lojmitti7wi7nuv at gmail.com
Sat Jan 14 04:26:54 PST 2023

In a Universe that includes both clones and shape-shifters, {SoHqoq} has a lot of potential.


charghwI’ ‘utlh
(ghaH, ghaH, -Daj)

> On Jan 14, 2023, at 1:51 AM, Lieven L. Litaer via tlhIngan-Hol <tlhingan-hol at lists.kli.org> wrote:
> Am 13.01.2023 um 16:51 schrieb Steven Boozer via tlhIngan-Hol:
>> question 1.
>> Okrand once communicated [...] that pronouns, being a subset of nouns, could indeed be used with stative verbs. Thus, {SoH po' law' jIH po' puS} is correct. (HQ 4.2:3)
> Does that really answer the question? It was about suffixes, not stative
> verbs.
>> ... and we've seen some (though IIRC not all) noun suffixes used on pronouns:
> Analysing these examples, I notice that ALL of them are Type 5 noun
> suffixes, i.e. syntactic markers.
> Then I tried if the others makes sense, and I think they do not. Maybe
> only in a poetic situation, like {jIHHom} for "mini-me" or {SoHqoq} for
> a weird copy of yourself.
> At this point, I think the answer to question appears "usually only type
> 5 suffixes are used on pronouns"... But of course, there is no rule
> forbidding using the others. They just don't make sense.
> But I'd love to see proven otherwise!
> --
> Lieven L. Litaer
> aka the "Klingon Teacher from Germany"
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