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> D Tse <[log in to unmask]> writes:
>
> > Hello...
> >
> > I'm in the middle of majorly reworking the slightly more
> complex of my two
> > conlangs and I was just wondering...is it feasible or possible for word
> > order to dictate subject and object etc and still have cases to
> mark other
> > relationships (spatial, etc)?
>
> I see no problem with this.  If understand you correctly, you mean
> having a single case for both subject and direct object, plus several
> oblique cases, and tell subject and object apart by word order.  Right?
> I think such languages actually exist.  (If I am not mistaken, Rumanian
> is one of them.)
>
> Jörg.
>

Mmmmm... perhaps as in having the ability to decline nouns for, eg dative,
genitive, locative etc and depending on word order to mark the subject and
object in lieu of cases that would replace word order eg nominative,
accusative. So, yes. A single case for subject, direct object and separate
cases for other functions.

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