|From:||Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>|
|Date:||Monday, July 19, 1999, 22:49|
Irina Rempt-Drijfhout wrote:
> > "Carol I Rege al Romaniei"
> "Carol I King of-the Romania-of"
I didn't know "the" could be used independently in Romanian.
> Sf=EEnte Dumnezeule
> miluieSte-ne pe noi
> have.mercy-us upon us
Interesting. Would miluie=9Ate-ne be a proper sentence by itself?
> The accusative is usually, perhaps always - my
> Romanian is as rusty as a medieval nail and the book is behind my
> mother's legacy) - expressed by _pe_ "on", so we can call it a
> separate case, I think.
I think I've read that it's use is similar to Spanish "a personal", that
is, used only with certain nouns (I think the restriction is also
"human", but I'm not sure.)
"[H]e axed after eggys: And the goode wyf answerde, that she coude not
speke no Frenshe ... And then at last a nother sayd that he woulde haue
hadde eyren: then the goode wyf sayd that she vnderstood hym wel." --
AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor