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Re: THEORY: genitive vs. construct case/izafe

From:Jörg Rhiemeier <joerg_rhiemeier@...>
Date:Sunday, July 24, 2005, 19:26

I wrote:

> [...] > > Yes, they are! My conlang Old Albic, for example, does it: > > (1) mbaras attoras mamoras > house-LOC father-GEN-LOC 1SG:LOC-MASC-GEN-LOC > `at my father's house'
Minor correction: The form _mamoras_ is wrong; it must be _mamaroras_. I missed the locative expressing the inalienable possession (the first "LOC" in the gloss). Suffixaufnahme is a great way to get mortally entangled with one's own conlang's grammar! Greetings, Jörg.