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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 :-)
> 
> Greetings,
> rjan.
> 
> -- 
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> people out there who have completely unraveled the mysteries of
> Tetris."                                - Mike Naylor, in rec.puzzles
> 
Padraic.