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The expression of possession

The expression of possession

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Published by Mouton de Gruyter in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grammar, Comparative and general -- Possessives

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by William B. McGregor.
    SeriesThe expression of cognitive categories -- 2
    ContributionsMcGregor, William, 1952-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP299.P67 E925 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23725632M
    ISBN 109783110184372
    LC Control Number2009038372

    Possession and Ownership brings together linguists and anthropologists in a series of cross-linguistic explorations of expressions used to denote possession and ownership, concepts central to most if not all the varied cultures and ideologies of humankind. Possessive noun phrases can be broadly divided into three categories - ownership of property, whole-part relations (such as body and plant. Other variations (all considered correct): Possession is nine points of the law (nine parts of the law, nine-tenths of the law etc). Possession is nine-tenths of the law is not a law at all, merely a truism of human nature - that the person who actually holds the item, land or .

      Buy a cheap copy of Hostage to the Devil: The Possession and book by Malachi Martin. One On One With SatanA chilling and highly convincing account of possession and exorcism in modern America, hailed by NBC Radio as one of the most stirring books Free shipping over $/5(6). Prepositions of Possession: Preposition is a word that connects various elements of a sentence. To define it: A preposition is a word usually put before a Noun (or a pronoun) to show it’s relation to another element in the element could be another noun, adjective or verb. In our previous chapters, we read about the introduction and kinds of Prepositions.

      This volume is a collection of articles dealing with the linguistic category of possession and its expression in languages spoken in Europe and North and Central Asia (Uralic, Turkic, Indo-European and Caucasian), with a few excursions into other parts of the world. Some papers engage in typological comparisons, both within and beyond the borders of individual language families focusing . 1. EXPRESSING POSSESSION. One way in which a participant may be identified is by the relation of POSSESSION and it is another means of identifying which participant we are talking about: e.g. We piled of my things into his car. Possession IS SHOWED in English in 4 ways by: VERBS such as: have, belong to, own, etc.


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The Expression The expression of possession book Possession (Expression of Cognitive Categories (Ecc)) 1st Edition by William McGregor (Author)Cited by:   This collection of nine original articles deals with the expression of possession at various levels of grammar, morphological, phrasal, and syntactic, and from a typologically diverse range of languages (including Germanic, Oceanic, Meso-American, and Australian Aboriginal).

There are two main : William Mcgregor. Reflecting the stage of current research with respect to the expression of possession in the noun phrase, the book focuses on issues such as alienable and inalienable possession, internal and external syntax of possessors, interaction between determiners and possessors, interpretation of possessors and typology of possessors.

The Expression of Possession. [William B McGregor;] -- This collection of nine original articles deals with the expression of possession at various levels of grammar, morphological, phrasal, and syntactic, and from a typologically diverse range of.

The Expression of Possession by William McGregor,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. This is the second of a two-volume selection of refereed and revised papers, originally presented at the special workshop of the international conference From NP to DP at the University of Antwerp.

Reflecting the stage of current research with respect to the expression of possession in the noun phrase, it focusses on issues such as alienable and inalienable possession, internal and external Format: Hardcover.

Citation Information. The Expression of Possession. Edited by McGregor, William B. Walter de Gruyter. Pages: – ISBN (Online):   The distribution of phrases expressing possession is explored in a range of languages (including English, Swedish, Urdu and West Flemish), with rigorous exploitation of corpus data and careful statistical analysis.

The expression of possession (review) is one of the new typologically motivated studies of predicative possession. The current book is yet another which offers a variety of analyses to. From NP to DP: Volume 2: The expression of possession in noun phrases Edited by Martine Coene and Yves D’hulst.

From NP to DP Volume 2: The expression of possession in noun phrases Edited by Martine Coene No part of this book may be reproduced in any form, by print, photoprint, microfilm, or. Deals with the expression of possession at various levels of grammar, morphological, phrasal, and syntactic, and from a typologically diverse range of languages.

This work aims to reveal something of the range of constructions employed cross-linguistically in the expression of possession.

This is the second of a two-volume selection of refereed and revised papers, originally presented at the special workshop of the international conference From NP to DP at the University of Antwerp.

Reflecting the stage of current research with respect to the expression of possession in the noun phrase, it focusses on issues such as alienable and inalienable possession, internal and external.

The expression of possession. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter. US$ (hardcover). New investigations continue to provide insights into the linguistic realization of possession. Key features: William McGregor is a well known expert in this fíiacute;eld of research Possession is a paradigm for studies on typology, ethnology etc., because a multitude of linguistic and cultural varieties are reflected in this field new series textbook Expression of Cognitive Categories (Ecc): The Expression of Possession (Hardcover).

A/an and the Determiners and types of noun Determiners used as pronouns Determiners: position and order Determiners: typical errors Possession (John’s car, a friend of mine) Such as a determiner This, that, these, those. Possession in the visual-gestural modality: How possession is expressed in British Sign Language.

Cormier, Kearsy / Fenlon, Jordan Pages   In this paper we investigate one aspect of the factors that govern the choice in expression of possession in English between the possessive ’s (poss-s), and the of-construction (poss-of).

We are particularly interested in the categorization of the poss-s as a clitic or an affix. Since the key evidence in favour of its clitic status is the fact that it can occur at the right edge even when.

[Review of the book The expression of possession. Edited by W. McGregor]. Canadian Journal of Linguistics, 56(3), View full-text. Chapter. Full-text available. Introduction. The expression of possession in English has attracted a lot of attention in the literature. That which we refer to as ‘possession’ here is of course a very broad relation, including core possession, but also a wide range of relations such as ‘author of’, Strindberg’s plays, ‘depiction of/by’, Munch’s self-Author: Kersti Börjars, David Denison, Grzegorz Krajewski, Alan K.

Scott. The book Morphosyntactic Categories and the Expression of Possession collects 11 papers that were originally presented at the workshop Morphosyntactic Categories and the Expression of Possession, which took place in Manchester on the 3rd and 4th of April The theme of the workshop,Author: Sebastian Sulger.

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