Re: Case Terminology Question
|From:||Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>|
|Date:||Monday, July 28, 2003, 14:35|
On Mon, Jul 28, 2003 at 08:29:01AM -0400, Harald Stoiber wrote:
> >How about the appositive case? What you're describing looks
> >to me like the "naming" noun is being used as an appositive.
> That's exactly what it is. A thousand and one thanks, Mark! :-)))
Bitte schoen! I should add, though, that I'm not aware of any
actual "appositive case" in any other language. So at least
as a term for a case, it's a neologism, even though "appositive"
seems to be an accurate term for the grammatical application of
the case in your conlang.