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"The bar is between the kitchen and the bathroom."

Translation:vutpa' puchpa' je jojDaq 'oH tach'e'.

April 13, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DavidTrimb3

Although the evidence is unclear, it seems that the -taH doesn't get used for permanent features, like the location of kitchesn and bathrooms.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Qov-jIH-je

I don't use this construction. I would always say {XDaq Y tu'lu'}. What's the canon I'm missing for this?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DavidTrimb3

How about pa'DajDaq ghaHtaH la''e' The commander is in his quarters from TKD or bIQ'a'Daq 'oHtaH 'etlh'e' The sword is in the ocean and bIghHa'Daq ghaHtaH qama''e' The prisoner is in the prison from KGT. paq'batlh has a bunch of them.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JoshPritch4

It doesn't list 'oHtah as a hint


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mizinamo

I've made a change in the backend; hopefully this will help with the hints once it has gone live in few hours to a day or so.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RichardRhe2

Is there a reason that vutpa' comes before puchpa', or is that just how it was structured in the backend?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jdmcowan

The words can come in either order, though the order in the original sentence should be maintained in the translation.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mizinamo

In other words, translate

  • vutpa' puchpa' je jojDaq as "between the kitchen and the bathroom"
  • puchpa' vutpa' je jojDaq as "between the bathroom and the kitchen"

(and vice versa)

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