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.!