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I've never heard of this "broken" vs "sound" plurals.  Which is not to
say it isn't an English thing, but it's not one I've heard of.

As far as "weak" vs. "strong" verbs, the idea is that the verbs try to
resist assimilation into the regular pattern.  Those which are strong
enough succeed in this resistance; those which are too weak fail and
therefore become regular.

On 8/8/05, taliesin the storyteller <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> * tomhchappell said on 2005-08-08 21:36:39 +0200
> > True or false;
> > Strong conjugation vs weak conjugation, for verbs,
> > is like
> > broken plurals vs sound plurals, for nouns.
> 
> What are broken and sound plurals? Some English phenomenon? Arabic?
> 
> 
> t.
> 


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