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 Post subject: Declensions and Plurality
PostPosted: Sat Nov 27, 2010 2:52 pm 
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Does the singularity / plurality of a declension refer to the subject or the object?

For example: "We took candy from the baby."

Would "candy" assume a plural declension because of "we"? or would that only happen if candy itself were plural (candies), or babies?


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 Post subject: Re: Declensions and Plurality
PostPosted: Sat Nov 27, 2010 3:19 pm 
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The noun refers to itself, so it would be singular, though "candy" is not the best choice of example because it is a collective noun which might or might not be plural.

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 Post subject: Re: Declensions and Plurality
PostPosted: Sat Nov 27, 2010 7:20 pm 
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