Some articles on dual, dual forms, forms:
... Chakavian dialect, and the extinct Old Church Slavonic, Slovene uses the dual ... Although popular sources claim that Slovene has "preserved full grammatical use of the dual," Standard Slovene (and, to varying degrees, Slovene dialects) show significant reduction of ... In general, dual forms have a tendency to be replaced by plural forms ...
... Celtic nominal and adjectival declensions contain distinct dual forms pronouns and verbs do not ... nouns and the definite article still have dual forms, but only when accompanied by the numeral da "two" ... Traces of the dual remain in Middle Welsh, in nouns denoting pairs of body parts that incorporate the numeral two e.g ...
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