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150518Re: your opinion

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  • Reilly Schlaier
    Jan 2, 2008
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      >>>Where does the _a_ in _skagg_- forms come from?
      >> 'o' becomes 'a' sometimes because of an irregular a-umlaut
      >> its supposed to be across the board but tends to occur only rarely (because
      >> im not sure if i like it or not)
      >It sure messed up the declension tables even more, so I tend to like it. :-)

      lol thats one of the reasons i left it

      >>>Another thing: I take it 'til' is a preposition? Why does it take
      >>>dative case? It takes genitive in Icelandic. (Dunno about Faroese,
      >> its actually just there to help distinguish the acc. from the dat.
      >Where does it derive from, then? It confused me a bit.
      >And I suppose it would not be a problem if the acc and dat where
      >indistinguishable from some words -- it happens in Icelandic, too.

      'til' is just like 'toward'
      and 'að' in the "øy" table is the same as 'at'
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