|From:||Danny Wier <dawier@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, June 12, 2001, 18:06|
From: "J Matthew Pearson" <pearson@...>
| Steg Belsky wrote:
| > The 'destination' case (what's the real word?) is today mostly found in
| > the fossilized form _habayta_, "homewards":
| > labayit (le-ha-bayit) = to the house
| > habayta (ha-bayit-a) = to home
| > even though you'd expect them to mean the exact same thing.
| The real word is "dative" (or perhaps "allative"). Interestingly, Tokana
One term I forgot -- in Afro-Asiatic linguistics, I've seen the term "directive
case", distinguished from the static "locative case".
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