D.Domingos wrote:What I find interesting is that the German Noun Declension Paradigms (also for adjectives, pronouns) use a case order of Nominative -- Accusative -- Dative -- Genitive. In Greek and Latin the noun declensions use a case order of Nominative -- Genitive -- Dative -- Accusative -- Ablative (for Latin only) -- Vocative. I'm wondering if it is ok to make the German paradigms conform to the Latin and Greek in terms of the order of the cases? Is there a reason that the cases in the German declension are ordered differently or is it arbitrary?
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