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Re: Ethnologue

From:Isaac A. Penzev <isaacp@...>
Date:Tuesday, February 11, 2003, 10:24
Jan van Steenbergen scripsit:

> Russian has something like that: _papennyj_ "daddy's", which is a true > adjective. In many cases it can be used as an alternative for the genitive > _papy_.
A correction, Jan. It must be _papin_ et sim. Another suffix is used with consonant stems: _bratov_ from _brat_ "brother". This phenomenon is called "possessive adjectives". Yitzik