Recently I received helpful assistance to a particular sentence. I think a re-analysis is at hand.
Sentence in the English and in the Latin:
What is your name, little girl?
--Quid est nomen tibi, puella parva?
Proposed alternative from a fellow Latinist:
--Quid est nomen tuum, puella parva? (makes sense)
Question: Would not the neuter noun 'nomen' be an object (accus.), and it being referred to by the dative 'tibi' which means 'to you' ...