|From:||Jake X <starvingpoet@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, January 19, 2003, 16:05|
----- Original Message -----
From: "Florian Rivoal" <florian@...>
Sent: 18 January, 2003 07:10
Subject: Re: oblique
> >On Saturday 18 January 2003 11:07 am, Florian Rivoal wrote:
> >> what is the oblique case?
> >Oblique cases are usually all cases apart from the Nominative and the
> >Accusative. In Direct/Oblique systems, such as Romanian or Hindi, theDirect
> >case refers to the Subject or Direct object, and the Oblique to theindirect
> >object and Pre/Postpositional phrases. However, in Old Frenchterminology,
> >the Direct is just the subject, and the Oblique everything else.Sounds like english pronouns.