|From:||Nik Taylor <yonjuuni@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, December 3, 2002, 8:16|
Andreas Johansson wrote:
> How common is it for a lang to have both a dative and a beneficiary (I
> thought the word was "benefactive"?) case?
If prepositions count, English does. :-)
> Are there any langs around that could have sentence like "John gave the book
> to Mary for Bob" with "Mary" in the dative and "Bob" in the bene-whatever;
> something like "John-NOM/ERG give-PAST book-ACC/ABS Mary-DAT Bob-BENE"?
Well, Uatakassi does just that.
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