cannot: OED pronunciation again

Mark A. Mandel mamandel at LDC.UPENN.EDU
Tue Jan 18 18:14:25 UTC 2005

 Wilson writ:
On Jan 17, 2005, at 1:49 PM, Laurence Horn wrote:
> As far as the Johnny Mac sort of case

Et _tu_, Laurentie?!

Et tu, Wilson?
        Marcus  Laurentius
        Marci   Laurenti
        Marco   Laurentio
        Marcum  Laurentium
        Marco   Laurentio
        Marce   Laurenti  <-----

Second declension nouns in -ius take the vocative in long -i, not -ie.

A manu scripsit Marcus Mandelensis

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