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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. -Mark