Superlative Case ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/SuperlativeCase


Thing
      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Morphosyntactic Property
                        |_ Case Property
                              |_ Superlative Case


Definition:

SuperlativeCase expresses that the referent of the noun it marks is the location onto which another referent is moving. It has the meaning of 'onto'. Kibrik says that Archi (aqc) possesses a nominal spatial form expressing SuperlativeCase, namely -t:ik. He gives the example 'aInš-li-t:-ik' ('aIns' = 'apple'). [Kibrik 1998: 470-471] Unfortunate name clash with 'Superlative' as a property of adjectives.


Usage Notes

Examples
Language Code: arc NO_COMMENT
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aɪnš-li-t̄-ik
apple-SG-SUPRLAT
onto the apple

References:
Kibrik (1998:470-1)


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