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Re: Genitive Relationships again

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Monday, March 15, 1999, 2:55
Sally Caves wrote:
> What if it was taken to the nth degree, and EVERY > noun that described something capable of being possessed > had a different word for it: My book, but your scroll, his > tome.
It seems sorta reasonable that every COMMON noun might have that kind of variation. I've never heard of such a lang, but it seems plausible to me. It would be quite interesting. -- "It's bad manners to talk about ropes in the house of a man whose father was hanged." - Irish proverb ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-name: NikTailor