Why are Esperanto greetings in the accusative?

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Why are Esperanto greetings in the accusative?

Postby leke » 2011-03-20, 12:12

Well I have no idea what case they are in my native language :lol: but why are Esperanto greetings in the accusative?

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Re: Why are Esperanto greetings in the accusative?

Postby gyrus » 2011-03-20, 18:16

They're shortened phrases.

E.g.
"Mi donas al vi dankon."
"Mi esperas al vi bonan tagon."
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