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Looking for a new grammatical term

From:Remi Villatel <maxilys@...>
Date:Wednesday, October 6, 2004, 3:35
Hi everybody,

My conlang, Shaquelingua, has two kinds of possession: alienable possession
and inalienable possession.

I just use the terms "possession" and "possessive" for the alienable possession.

And I used "partition" and "partitive" for the inalienable possession. It
sounded good --because of the root "part"-- to mean "part of".

A recent thread on the list made me realize that my use of the adjective
"partitive" was very confusing. It's close... but not so close from the
usual meaning.

So, do you have some ideas for a new term? Well, two new terms: a name and
an adjective. I exhausted all my tank of imagination on "partitive" and I
can't find anything better.

ji kaçtólu soe, [ji: ka.CtO4u so^e] (one soon until)

Remi Villatel


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