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Re: oblique

From:Jake X <starvingpoet@...>
Date:Sunday, January 19, 2003, 16:05
----- Original Message -----
From: "Florian Rivoal" <florian@...>
To: <CONLANG@...>
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, the
> >case refers to the Subject or Direct object, and the Oblique to the
> >object and Pre/Postpositional phrases. However, in Old French
> >the Direct is just the subject, and the Oblique everything else.
Sounds like english pronouns. Jake