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Re: Nouns for things that occur in pairs

From:Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
Date:Sunday, May 25, 2008, 14:18
On Sun, May 25, 2008 at 4:09 AM, David J. Peterson <dedalvs@...> wrote:
> if something belongs to a set that naturally came in > twos, then the plural is treated as a feminine singular. This is > Arabic, and it goes for eyes, legs, hands, arms, etc.
I thought that Arabic could treat plurals as a feminine singular in general? And that it also had a dual number? Cheers, -- Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>


David J. Peterson <dedalvs@...>