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Re: EAK nouns

From:Benct Philip Jonsson <conlang@...>
Date:Wednesday, May 16, 2007, 6:20
On 16.5.2007 Henrik Theiling wrote:
> Andreas Johansson writes: > > >... > > > Tangentially, I've seen German texts that seem to use _Marien_ as > the genitive > > > of _Maria_. What's up with that? > > It's an older German genitive.
Yes, it is also used sometimes with masculines whose stem ends in -s, e.g. I once read an article about Jan Hus' Czech spelling reform which used _Hus_ for nom. acc. and dat., but _Hussen_ for gen.! /BP