Re: Possessive Suffixes
|From:||Rob Haden <magwich78@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, May 17, 2005, 2:28|
On Mon, 16 May 2005 20:43:37 EDT, Doug Dee <AmateurLinguist@...> wrote:
>In a message dated 5/16/2005 5:13:59 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
>>Does anyone know the mechanism(s) by which possessive suffixes develop in
>>languages? Thanks in advance.
>Are we talking about suffixes that go on the possessor, or suffixes that go
>on the possessed noun, or both?
Woops, I should've specified. I'm talking about suffixes that go on the
possessed noun to indicate the possessor.