Conlangery #96: Where did my Nominative go?
January 9, 2014 14 Comments
George and William have a discussion of those times when the subject isn’t in the case you might expect it to be in.
Links and Resources:
- Wikipedia on Quirky Subject
- Subject cases in Sadani
- Oblique subjects in Slavic (handout/ PowerPoint)
- Comparative study with lots of examples from many languages
- Non-nominative subject in Oriya
- Another big comparative study
- Locative inversion in Otjiherero (Bantu)