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Name that case

From:Gregory Gadow <techbear@...>
Date:Sunday, November 11, 2007, 21:21
Take a look at these two sentences:

A) I gave the book TO YOU.
B) I received the book FROM YOU.

In sentence A, "to you" would take the dative case. In sentence B, "from
you" would take a different case (I know there is a proper name, but I
can't remember what it is.)

The conlang I am working on uses the same case in both sentences,
basically "the second party involved in an act of transferral, neither
the agent nor patient of the verb." Is there a proper name for this

Gregory Gadow


Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>