Re: IE Langs with unusual case systems
|From:||Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, April 19, 2001, 8:27|
On Wed, 18 Apr 2001 18:34:08 -0500 Andrew Chaney <adchaney@...>
> That is, I'd like to have some system where somehow the language
> ends up using the genitive for the subject of sentences and the
> dative for direct objects. Something like
> Does anyone know of any real languages that do something similar?
> Does anyone have any comments (+ or -) in genereal?
My only somewhat relevant thing to say about this is that my romance
conlang, "Ju:d,ajca:" has it's 'normal' nouns derived from the Latin
genitives. What derived from the original nominatives is the construct
"is it an EVIL twinkle?"