Re: [tied] Re: Albanian, pronouns,plural

From: Miguel Carrasquer
Message: 26262
Date: 2003-10-05

On Sun, 05 Oct 2003 21:01:36 +0200, alex <alxmoeller@...> wrote:

>as far as I see there are quiet very different reflexes in almost each
>IE language regarding the pers 3 sg. and. pl.
>Albanian, Latin, Slavic, Germanic, Greek, etc they seem to have has
>other criteria for denominathing "he, she".

Like many languages, PIE lacked third person pronouns. Different
demonstrative and anaphoric pronouns (or extended forms based on them) were
later pressed into use in the different languages to fulfill that role, but
this happened after the break-up of PIE.

Miguel Carrasquer Vidal