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Re: oblique

From:Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>
Date:Sunday, January 19, 2003, 5:13
En réponse à Joe <joe@...>:

> > Oblique cases are usually all cases apart from the Nominative and the > Accusative. In Direct/Oblique systems, such as Romanian or Hindi, the > Direct > case refers to the Subject or Direct object, and the Oblique to the > indirect > object and Pre/Postpositional phrases. However, in Old French > terminology, > the Direct is just the subject, and the Oblique everything else. > > I hope I got that right... >
Spot on! Christophe. Take your life as a movie: do not let anybody else play the leading role.