re: appositives

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re: appositives

Post by caeruleus » Mon Dec 29, 2003 8:18 pm


Are appositives expressed in all of the cases?


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Post by Moerus » Tue Dec 30, 2003 1:47 pm

Yes, they can be expressed in all cases, theoreticly spoken.
Although an apposition to a vocative is mostly replaced by a relative clause, or frequently stands in the nominative.
And when you want to put an apposition to a pronomen possessivum, it is in the genitive.
E. G.: liber tuus, fratris Quinti: the book of you, the brother of Quintus ...
= Your book, being the brother of Quintus ....


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