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Re: cases

From:Doug Dee <amateurlinguist@...>
Date:Sunday, December 1, 2002, 21:48
In a message dated 12/1/2002 6:26:19 AM Eastern Standard Time,
pavel_iosad@MAIL.RU writes:

> Or the French of the 14th century (is there a Middle French?), whioch > had a nicely compact system: > > Sg. Pl. > Direct roy roys > Oblique roys roy >
Isn't that backwards? I thought it was the nominative singular and oblique plural that had the -s (not the nom. plural and oblique singular).