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Nik Taylor wrote:
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> Daniel Andreasson wrote:
> > That is, the '-vo' suffix inverses the cases.
>
> Why use case at all?  If the agent is left of the patient, then use the
> plain form of the noun, and if the agent is right of the patient use the
> inverse,

I love that idea, but what about dative?
Is there any natural language that uses only 2 core cases?
Something seems to make 3 the right number,
and I often wonder why.