Re: 1st person vocative (was: Language universal?)
|From:||H. S. Teoh <hsteoh@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, February 17, 2001, 13:17|
On Thu, Feb 15, 2001 at 02:04:41PM -0600, Eric Christopherson wrote:
> type of thing, and I've never heard of a language that actually had verb
> forms for 1st person *singular*, so the plural would fill in. But I could
> be completely wrong.
On the contrary, classical Greek (and I think modern Greek still) has 1st
person singular verb forms. In fact, that is the dictionary form for verbs
Fact is stranger than fiction.