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Re: definite/indefinite articles

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Thursday, April 3, 2003, 11:08
BP Jonsson scripsit:

> The similarity between Arxangel'sk and Bulgarian articles is really > fascinating. > Maybe its precursor was optionally present in proto-Slavic?
IIRC the Bulgarian article derives from a demonstrative, just like in Romance and Germanic. -- John Cowan To say that Bilbo's breath was taken away is no description at all. There are no words left to express his staggerment, since Men changed the language that they learned of elves in the days when all the world was wonderful. --_The Hobbit_