Remains of obsolete endings in Atlantean nouns
1. The dual case.
This case, formerly present in Juralic, had largely died out in early times, but remains fossilised in a few set expressions in Atlantean as well as Yalland. In Atlantean, it originally involved the interpolation of -ET- between the root ending and the suffix. (See the section on Juralic: Historical grammar of Juralic languages,2, pronouns, adjectives and nouns).
2. Plural endings in -AI.
-I: was the original Juralic plural ending, which died out in favour of -IX in Atlantean. Traces of it remain in certain nouns with irregular declensions, eg:
CELEUO (nom song, a noble), CELAI (nom, acc
CEL (nom sing, noble), CELAI (nom, acc plural)
We can note also the following fixed meanings for certain nouns and adjectives:
THETTAI (old plural of THETTO, brother),
meaning "band of brothers", adopted by the Brotherhood Party
in the 790s period.
3. The vocative case
The vocative case had been subsumed into the
nominative very early on, but a few examples of the vocative singular
case survived for declension 1 nouns. These had the ending -A (from
4. The locative case
The true successor of the Juralic locative singular ending -SSE was -S in Atlamtean, but this had been replaced in early Atlantean by -SIL from the preposition SIL, meaning "in".
However, the old ending survived in Classical Atlantean in a few set expressions:
THESAS (from THESEI, house), meaning "at
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