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CONLANG  April 2005, Week 5

CONLANG April 2005, Week 5

Subject:

Re: Possession and genitivity

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Joseph Bridwell <[log in to unmask]>

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Constructed Languages List <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Fri, 29 Apr 2005 14:11:53 -0000

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> be used for more abstract relationships (shape
> classifiers, for instance: "a sheet of paper"
> is "lhazhi rjaxat" with "paper" in the genitive
> case).

This is sometimes called the partitive or false possessive.