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It is solely the form of the partitive plural--and the i-plural forms based on the partitive plural--that distinguish monosyllabic second and fourth declension nouns.
The class of polysyllabic fourth declension nouns is cued more robustly by prosodic structure and patterns of exponence, though not always in the same ways as in other classes.
In the fourth declension, the genitive and nominative are always identical, as illustrated by the pairs 'koi ~ 'koi, auto ~ auto and valuuta ~ valuuta in table 15.

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