Genitive Case ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/GenitiveCase


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      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Morphosyntactic Property
                        |_ Case Property
                              |_ Genitive Case


Definition:

GenitiveCase is used to mark the noun whose referent is the possessor of the referent of another noun [Crystal 1980, 161; Hartmann and Stork 1972, 9495,180; Pei and Gaynor 1954, 82,172; Anderson 1985, 185; Fleming 1988, 10].



Language Code: lez NO_COMMENT
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Gilaabur-u-nfermahamišaluggügünaamuq'-da-c
now.they-OBL-GEN.farm.forever.behind.stay-FUT-NEG
Now their farm will not stay behind forever.

References:
Haspelmath (1993:207)

Language Code: lmw Lake Miwok has ten case enclitics, illustrated in the examples. The genitive identifies possessors.
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ʔóle=nṣúluk
coyote=GENskin
coyote skin

References:
Mithun (1999:204-5) FROM Callaghan (1963: 96-98)

Language Code: gle The progressive passive is a passive in Irish Gaelic in which the preposition 'at' is used, and a semantic meaning of progressive tense is found.
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bhíagceannachbeacán
wassheatbuy.NOMmushrooms.GEN
She was collecting mushrooms.

References:
Noonan (1994:280)

Language Code: cjc NO_COMMENT
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Malikaloomaxhwal‘ajeelaraoahwa‘ajoessara
Malikamountain-LATupandGEN-ascend-SENSE.PSTdownandGEN-descend-SENSE.PST
Malika climbed up and down the mountain.

References:
Good (2003:23)


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