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[gothic-l] Re: Grammar Question

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  • Christian Petersen
    ... Which grammar is it? Fact is that adjectives and past participles may vary between strong and weak declension, whilst in present participles and
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 13, 1998
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      Bernard C Strohmier schrieb:

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      > Hello,
      > I have a Gothic grammar question that I am hoping someone would
      > be able to help me with. My grammar says that the neuter forms of
      > "qimando" are declined like "hairto": The genitive singular form of
      > "hairto" is "hairtins", but for the genitive singular of qimando, it
      > gives "qimandina". (It seems like it should be "qimandins".) Is this a
      > typographical error?
      >
      Which grammar is it?
      Fact is that adjectives and past participles may vary between 'strong'
      and 'weak' declension, whilst in present participles and comparatives
      the 'weak' one prevails.


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