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The expression of possession / edited by William B. McGregor.

Publication:
Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
435 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series:
Expression of cognitive categories ; 2.
The expression of cognitive categories ; 2
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Subjects:
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Possessives.
Contents:
Introduction / William B. McGregor
English possessives as reference-point constructions and their function in the discourse / Peter Willemse, Kristin Davidse and Liesbet Heyvaert
On the co-variation between form and function of adnominal possessive modifiers in Dutch and English / Jan Rijkhoff
Is possession mere location? Contrary evidence from Maa / Doris Payne
Learning to encode possession / Sonja Eisenbeiss, Ayumi Matsuo and Ingrid Sonnenstuhl
Plain vs. situated possession in Czech: a constructional account / Mirjam Fried
Attributive possessive constructions in Oceanic / Frank Lichtenberk
Possessive clauses in East Nusantara, the case of Tidore / Miriam van Staden
Possessive expressions in the Southwestern Amazon / Hein van der Voort
Possession in the visual-gestural modality: how possession is expressed in British Sign Language / Kearsy Cormier and Jordan Fenlon.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contributor:
McGregor, William, 1952-
ISBN:
9783110184372 (hardcover : alk. paper)
3110184370 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9783110184389 (pb)
3110184389 (pb)
OCLC:
436946073