[Ads-l] Loss of the English dative "home"? / "Exit out of"

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Mon Feb 9 19:40:48 UTC 2015


Like the Partition of Poland??

DanG

On Mon, Feb 9, 2015 at 2:18 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

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> On Mon, Feb 9, 2015 at 2:13 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>
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> > And even closer, in German (dem, einem).
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> Yes. It's a Germano-Slavic thing.
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