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"Do the women and the men praise the Unsullied?"

Translation:Ābri valī dovaogēdī rijis?

April 24, 2019



Do I understand correctly that the sentence would not have the macron on the final i of "dovaogēdī" if it were about a single Unsullied?


Would this naturally cause a garden-path-like situation to listeners?


No, because of the stress. Stress isn't marked in High Valyrian, but it is, in fact, crucial. Valī stressed on the last syllable is accusative plural; valī stressed on the first syllable is nominative plural conjunctive.

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