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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? > > > Andy
- 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 forms. -Stephen (Steg) "is it an EVIL twinkle?"