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Articles with propper names (was RE: Same name (was ...))

From:Carlos Eugenio Thompson (EDC) <edccet@...>
Date:Tuesday, April 25, 2000, 16:09
> From: Irina Rempt [SMTP:ira@REMPT.XS4ALL.NL] > > On Mon, 24 Apr 2000, Nik Taylor wrote: > > > Wouldn't he use the form used by the Elizabeth herself? > > I like that, "the Elizabeth"! If Valdyan had any articles, I'd > probably give proper names the definite article as well :-) >
Some dialect in Spanish, mainly in the Quechua influenced area: Chile, Bolivia, Perú, Ecuador and Southern Colombia, use the definite article with personal names. All dialects uses article (or posesive pronoun) with titles. -- Carlos Th