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Re: cases

From:Nik Taylor <yonjuuni@...>
Date:Tuesday, December 3, 2002, 8:17
Wesley Parish wrote:
> Case refers to the sound changes for particular roles a word plays in a > sentence. It follows that if a word makes no changes for any of those roles, > it can't be a case system, can it now?
Not necessarily. Some people do refer to "semantic cases" as opposed to morphological cases. Of course, semantic cases are more of a vague concept. -- "There's no such thing as 'cool'. Everyone's just a big dork or nerd, you just have to find people who are dorky the same way you are." - overheard ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTaylor42