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Re: your opinion

From:Reilly Schlaier <schlaier@...>
Date:Wednesday, January 2, 2008, 22:11
>>>Where does the _a_ in _skagg_- forms come from? >> >> 'o' becomes 'a' sometimes because of an irregular a-umlaut >> its supposed to be across the board but tends to occur only rarely (because >> im not sure if i like it or not) > >It sure messed up the declension tables even more, so I tend to like it. :-)
lol thats one of the reasons i left it
>>>Another thing: I take it 'til' is a preposition? Why does it take >>>dative case? It takes genitive in Icelandic. (Dunno about Faroese, >>>though.) >> >> its actually just there to help distinguish the acc. from the dat. > >Where does it derive from, then? It confused me a bit. > >And I suppose it would not be a problem if the acc and dat where >indistinguishable from some words -- it happens in Icelandic, too.
'til' is just like 'toward' and 'að' in the "øy" table is the same as 'at'