Re: [tied] Re: Thematic vowel etc - correction

From: Miguel Carrasquer
Message: 33904
Date: 2004-08-28

On Sat, 28 Aug 2004 10:14:47 +0000, tgpedersen
<tgpedersen@...> wrote:

>> Lithuanian also takes a pronominal ending in the of
>> adjectives, just like Germanic.
>in definite NP's, indefinite ones, or those that begin with an


>Yes, that how I tried to speak it too. Still no info on adjective-
>first NP's. Seems the subject is neglected by historical linguists.
>Funny thing is, we were taught _three_ sets of endings for German
>adjectives, but all of historical-linguistdom behaves as if there
>only two.

The mixed strong/weak forms are an innovation of German.
There were only two forms in Germanic, and in OHG (not
counting the predicative in -0).

Miguel Carrasquer Vidal