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Identifier:TS978T1986
Title Nisgha Possessives
Description:Nisgha Possessives
Abstract:
Nisgh makes precise distinctions between different kinds of possession through morphological and syntactic means. Nisgha, like many other languages, distinguishes between the point
of view of the possessor of an object, and that of the observer concentrating on a feature of the possessor. Within the point of view of the possessor, it differentiates between singular and collective 'possess Ions'."
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Citation Appears in the Working Papers of the 21st International Conference on Salish and Neighboring Languages, University of Washington, Seattle
Contributors Tarpent, Marie-Lucie (author)
Date1986-08-14 - 1986-08-16
Type Text
Subject Language(s) Tsimshian
LingType grammatical
Files: Nisgha-Possesives.PDF


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