Re: a question about names
|From:||John Cowan <jcowan@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, September 30, 2004, 1:36|
> P.S. My Latin-English dictionary has a grammar overveiw in
> the back of it, and I noticed yesterday that there are no
> third-person nominative personal pronouns. Why is this?
Latin doesn't have any third-person pronouns at all, except the
reflexive "se", which of course needs no nominative case, since
the whole point of a reflexive is "same as the subject".
Just like "ego" needs no vocative case. :-)
Otherwise, demonstratives serve the purpose.
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