Re: Animal plurals/collective nouns (was Re: Re: irregularconlangs)
|Date:||Wednesday, October 6, 1999, 19:22|
> > Hmm, a closet conlanger making dictionaries? :-) But seriously, that's
> > a good question. Does this occur in many other natlangs? That is,
> > using odd collectives?
Maltese has one that I know of:
mara - woman
nisa - women
Plurals generally follow the Arabic model.
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