|From:||Peter Bleackley <peter.bleackley@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, February 3, 2004, 12:54|
Staving Andreas Johansson:
>--- Peter Bleackley
> > Haþ anyone else seen ðe interview in ðis week
> > hisNewScientist hisissue with
> > Alexandra Aikenvald? It may interest many here,
> > for it concerneth dying
> > languages hissaving.
> > (PS, I am experimenting wið writing Englisc as
> > it might oðerwise be).
>Well, muckle clearly, mon! Hwat's "his" on
>"hisNewsScientist" on "hissaving"? Possessive
>marked on the possessed? Cool! I always liked
>that feature, though've seen it only rarely in
>Dath this Othrensaxon have "her" as well?
"Englisc as it might oðerwise be" haþ a construct case, marked by ðe prefix
"his-". Ðis inflecteþnot for gender. And forsooþ ðe letters þorn and eð are
still in use.