Possessed Case ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/PossessedCase


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      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Morphosyntactic Property
                        |_ Case Property
                              |_ Possessed Case


Definition:

PossessedCase is used to mark the noun whose referent is possessed by the referent of another noun.


Usage Notes

Examples

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User Submitted Issues
Status: Pending PossessedCase in Potawatomi
2010-12-16 13:01:01

Found only "Possessed Case" in GOLD, but in Potawatomi, the possession is more like a prefix, not case (?)
Potawatomi

Related concepts:
- InalienablyPossessed
- AlienablyPossessed
- Obviate

Status: Pending Inalienable/Alienable Possession - Justin Petro
2010-12-20 14:40:21

Certain languages have class of nouns that must be marked as being possessed, and there should be a matching GOLD concept to reflect this distinction.

An example of inalienably possessed nouns can be seen here:

Navajo (Young and Morgan 1987: 3)
-be' 'milk'

bi-be' 'her milk'


References:
Young and Morgan (1987)