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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, >magwich78@YAHOO.COM writes: > > >>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. - Rob


Christian Köttl <christian.koettl@...>