|From:||Irina Rempt-Drijfhout <ira@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, July 18, 1999, 23:22|
On Thu, 15 Jul 1999, Nik Taylor wrote:
> I'd never heard of a vocative case in Romanian - is that an
Archaic or dialectal; in modern standard Romanian it's considered
rude to use it. At least that's what I was taught in the early
nineteen-eighties when Romania was still a dictatorial communist
state; political reform seems to have brought back a lot of language
forms that were ... well ... "discouraged" by the old regime.
> If that vocative is a genuine case-form in Modern Romanian, I'd, of
> course, only count three cases.
Yes, three at the most.
Varsinen an laynynay, saraz no arlet rastynay.