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Re: Class and case

From:Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>
Date:Monday, March 18, 2002, 15:44
Paul Edson wrote:
>Class 3 includes trees and things that spread (fire, smoke, >etc...); certain body parts as well as the body itself; >beings who act as instruments of a higher power (gods, >saints, apostles); some nouns related to verbs; and a number >of nouns with no discernable category (gravy, bag, door, >month).
Gods are considered instruments of higher powers? What kind of cosmology are we dealing with here? And is the same treatment afforded to, say, the Christian God, who (from a Christian PoV) is THE higher power? Andreas _________________________________________________________________ Chat with friends online, try MSN Messenger: