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possessive

Fr    possessif

adj

Related term(s): genitive2

Source(s):

Clark & Clark 1977: 23 (possessive noun)
CLARK, Herbert H. & Eve V. (1977) Psychology and Language: An Introduction to Psycholinguistics. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Jovanovich. (PL)


Cook 1969: 107 (possessive tagmeme)
COOK, Walter C. (1969) Introduction to Tagmemic Analysis. Washington: Georgetown University Press. (TA)


Croft 1990: 31 (possessive classifier)
CROFT, William. (1990) Typology and Universals. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press. (TY)


DIK I 1997: 208-209 (possessive predicate, possessive construction)
DIK, Simon C. (1997) The Theory of Functional Grammar, Part 1, 2nd edition: The Structure of the Clause. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. (FG)


Doke 1935: 171 (possessive stem)
DOKE, Clement M. (1935) Bantu Linguistic Terminology. London: Longmans, Green, & Co.


Eggins 1994: 264
EGGINS, Suzanne. (1994) An Introduction to Systemic Functional Linguistics. London: Pinter Publishers. (FG)


Givon 1984: 62-63 (possessive prefix, possessive suffix)
GIVON, Talmy. (1984) Syntax: A Functional-Typological Introduction, Vols. I & II. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. (SY)


Halliday 1994: 132-133
HALLIDAY, M.A.K. (1994) An Introduction to Functional Grammar (Second Edition). London: Edward Arnold.  (FG)


Kroeger 2005: 180 (possessive clause)
KROEGER, Paul R. (2005) Analyzing Grammar: An Introduction. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


Kuno 1987: 12 (possessive NP)
KUNO, Susumu. (1987) Functional Syntax: Anaphora, Discourse & Empathy. Chicago: University Press. (SY)


Lyons 1977: 722 (possessive construction)
LYONS, John. (1977) Semantics. Vols. 1 & 2. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press. (SM)


Nash 1968: 186
NASH, Rose. (1968) Multilingual Lexicon of Linguistics and Philology: English, Russian, German, French. Coral Gables, FL: University of Miami Press. 


Palmatier 1972: 129 (possessive genitive, possessive morpheme)
PALMATIER, Robert A. (1972) A Glossary for English Transformational Grammar. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts. (GG)


Quirk etal. 1985: 321 (possessive genitive)
QUIRK, Randolph, GREENBAUM, Sidney, LEECH, Geoffrey, & SVARTNIK, Jan. (1985) A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language. London: Longman.


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nS

Type of: determiner

Related term(s): genitive1

Source(s):

Corbett 1991: 107-108
CORBETT, Greville. (1991) Gender. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


Eggins 1994: 264 (also "Attributive possessive", "Identifying possessive")
EGGINS, Suzanne. (1994) An Introduction to Systemic Functional Linguistics. London: Pinter Publishers. (FG)


ELL: 5158
The Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics. (1994) Oxford: Pergamon Press.


Finch 2000: 91
FINCH, Geoffrey. (2000) Linguistic Terms and Concepts. New York: St. Martin's Press.


Palmatier 1972: 129 (possessive case)
PALMATIER, Robert A. (1972) A Glossary for English Transformational Grammar. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts. (GG)


Quirk etal. 1985: 318-319
QUIRK, Randolph, GREENBAUM, Sidney, LEECH, Geoffrey, & SVARTNIK, Jan. (1985) A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language. London: Longman.


Richards etal. 1992: 282-283
RICHARDS, Jack, PLATT,  J. & WEBER,  H.  (1992) Longman Dictionary of Language Teaching & Applied Linguistics. London: Longman.


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