CONLANG April 2005, Week 5
Re: Possession and genitivity
Joseph Bridwell <[log in to unmask]>
Constructed Languages List <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 29 Apr 2005 14:11:53 -0000
> be used for more abstract relationships (shape
> classifiers, for instance: "a sheet of paper"
> is "lhazhi rjaxat" with "paper" in the genitive
This is sometimes called the partitive or false possessive.