Re: Nouns for things that occur in pairs
|Date:||Saturday, May 24, 2008, 22:44|
In a message dated 5/24/2008 17:22:18 PM Central Daylight Time,
> I remember reading somewhere that some languages have a special
> marking for nouns for things that normally occur in pairs. What do
> you call this phenomenon? Is it an example of grammatical number (and
> if so, what is that number called?) And does anyone how those
> markings evolved?