USAGE: 2nd pers. pron. for God
|From:||Pavel Adamek <pavel.adamek@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, September 11, 2002, 12:02|
> > > SING
> > > 1st ic /Ik/
> > > 2nd the /Te/ for people
> > > De /de/ for God
> > > 3rd he /he/ masc
> > > she /Se/ fem
> > "Why do you have a
> > different pronoun for God?"
> > Just curious, that's all. Any conhistory to this?
> I would think Beddel-shaedhem
> would be spoken by people who would reserve a
> separate pronoun for God--and I think it would be a
> neat idea.
IMHO English *here* has now
separate 2nd person for God too.
Or do Englismen say "thou"
to anybody else than to God?