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Re: The meaning of -moH

MorphemeAddict ( [KLI Member] [Hol taghwI']

In a message dated 10/6/2009 19:23:25 Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

> Ich lasse ihn ihn fragen.
> I.NOM let.PRS him.ACC him.ACC ask.INF
> = "I let him ask him."
> Here, causee and final object are marked both with the dative, which is the
> usual case for primary objects. English looks similar but has no obvious
> dative case, which can serve to perhaps distinguish the two objects.

Both occurrences of "ihn" in this sentence are accusative, "the usual case 
for primary objects", not dative, and you yourself so indicated with ".ACC". 
The first is the direct object of "lasse" and the second is the direct 
object of "fragen".

(ghaH) ghel (ghaH) 'e' vIchaw'.

lay'tel SIvten

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