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« on: 01 June 2006, 10:47:00 »

Hello all!  Wondering - how would you inflect a noun functioning as a predicate nominative in a sentence?  From my viewpoint, the noun could be inflected either in the accusative declension, or it could simply remain in the nominative declension.
For example, in the sentence 'The elf is a warrior', 'warrior' functions as the predicate nominative, as it answers what precisely the elf is.  Translated, would this be:
Styrát nó én raín só styrós, or
Styrát nó én rainím só styrós?
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« Reply #1 on: 01 June 2006, 12:07:00 »

First version is correct - at least in all languages I know, so I'd say it's the same in Styrásh as well.


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« Reply #2 on: 01 June 2006, 12:36:00 »

Once again, thank you for clarifying!

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