Re: What case is the inverse of the dative?
|From:||Eric Christopherson <rakko@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, October 5, 2008, 17:15|
On Oct 4, 2008, at 12:21 PM, Gregory Gadow wrote:
> In the sentence, "Sally gave the book TO JOHN", "to John" would use
> dative case as it marks the recipient. I want a case that marks the
> as in "John got the book FROM SALLY."
> I have been looking for a long time, and have not found a natlang
> with such
> a case. If I were to create one, what would be equivalent to the Latin
> phrase "the case appropriate for giving", "casus dativus"? I am
> "casus accivus", which would make this the accive case.
What is _accivus_?
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