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Re: Thanks! -- also, Classes and Cases.

From:Y.Penzev <isaacp@...>
Date:Friday, March 15, 2002, 7:58
Shalom, Paul!

----- Original Message -----
From: Paul Edson <conlang@...>
To: <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 classes)...
> Thanks,
You're welcome!
> Paul.
Yitzik ~~~~~~~~~~~~~