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Re: cases

From:Jonathan Chang <zhang2323@...>
Date:Sunday, September 10, 2000, 20:04
In a message dated 2000:09:10 12:56:34 PM, robert@APEXWOOD.COM writes:

>I'm not a linguist but I am tring to create a language and I was >> wondering if there was a min. number of noun cases needed in a language >> to keep it clear. is it better to have more or less affix cases etc. >>
Pidgin, creole and many isolating/analytical languages do without case inflections. czHANg "It would be ironic if the answer to Babel were pidgin and not Pentecost." - George Steiner, _After Babel: Aspects of Language & Translation_