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CarlousSunday 28th of November 2004 05:38:28 PM
Cases - Can some one explain to me how the Icelandic cases work?
Peter fra LASunday 28th of November 2004 08:37:50 PM
- Start by reading this page in Norway on basic Icelandic grammar:

http://www.hum.uit.no/a/svenonius/lingua/flow/li/minig/enmini_is.html

CarlousSunday 28th of November 2004 09:15:04 PM
- The link does not work.
CarlousSunday 28th of November 2004 09:20:01 PM
- I understand the concepts; I've used them in Russian, but I just need practice and examples particularly for conjugation and whether or not the same rules that you use for Russian apply to Icelandic.
normanjpTuesday 30th of November 2004 03:26:43 AM
Icelandic and German - In both Icelandic and German, nouns have three genders and four cases and I found that these two languages seem to have something in common in terms of noun gramma.

co720Thursday 02nd of December 2004 02:31:10 AM
- Icelandic has four cases:
Nominative: or the subject case
accusative: which generally is the direct object
dative: which generally is the indirect object
and genitive: the possessive case
(there are alot of specifics being left out hehe)

It is difficult to give examples of conjugations because there are many, many different conjugations (ie gender, number, tense, strong/weak adjectives, definite/indefinite /enclitic article etc...). It would be easier to help if you could give examples that are puzzling you and then someone here could reply.

Jarrod
uiluxFriday 10th of December 2004 06:56:15 AM
- [quote]Originally posted by normanjp


In both Icelandic and German, nouns have three genders and four cases and I found that these two languages seem to have something in common in terms of noun gramma.
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那是因为这两种语言属于同一语族。Norman, 猜猜我是谁!
That's because these two languages belong to the same language branch. Hej! Norman, guess who I am!!