Re: Thanks! -- also, Classes and Cases.
|Date:||Friday, March 15, 2002, 7:58|
----- Original Message -----
From: Paul Edson <conlang@...>
Sent: Thursday, March 14, 2002 5:12 PM
Subject: Thanks! -- also, Classes and Cases.
> The Question:
> Is it unusual in NatLangs to have a language with a noun
> class system that also marks a high number of noun cases?
> Are there good examples of languages which do both, either
> Nat- or Con-?
AFAIR, some North-Caucasian languages have a huge number of cases (tho
mostly formed agglutinatively for merging the original case forms with
postpositions), but they have certain class distinction too (up to 6-8