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Re: Rromei-Geldyghei lyngvei (Roman-Celtic langs)
On Sat, 18 Apr 1998, Orjan Johansen wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Apr 1998, Frank George Valoczy wrote:
> > Cases are the six Latin (nom, acc, gen, dat, abl, loc).
> Um, Latin doesn't have locative (except in a few archaic forms such as
> "domi", at home), it has vocative ("Et tu Brute".)
Right. Six cases. ;-) And the vocative makes seven. Just because it is
not often used or isn't often taught doesn't reduce its status as a case.
> Not that there is anything wrong with your case system, of course :-)
> "For some reason I feel more at peace now, just knowing that there are
> people out there who have completely unraveled the mysteries of
> Tetris." - Mike Naylor, in rec.puzzles