Re: CHAT: (no subject)
|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, June 4, 2000, 17:00|
Jarkko Hietaniemi scripsit:
> Sadly enough
> I don't know enough about other Fenno-Ugrian languages like Estonian
> and Hungarian, but I have a very strong hunch that they are similar
> in this regard.
They are, indeed.
Finnish is essentially Estonian spoken in the genitive case.
Conversely, Estonian is essentially Finnish with most unstressed and final syllables suppressed.
John Cowan firstname.lastname@example.org
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