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Re: More natural language questions

From:David Peterson <digitalscream@...>
Date:Monday, July 23, 2001, 9:13
In a message dated 7/22/01 7:16:35 PM, latinfrench@SAGESCHOOL.ORG writes:

<< I didn't read anyone else addressing this, so: Yes, though I'd say
it's bona fide German rather than "idiomatic". This is how German
handles partitives. "Ein Glas Wein", "a glass of wine"; "ein Pfund
Kuche", "a pound of cake", etc. No genitive here. >>

    Just so you know, someone did say so on the list; if they hadn't, well,
that book is already done and given to my parents, so...wouldn't I look the
fool.  :)