On the adnominal genitive in Latin
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On the adnominal genitive in Latin by Herbert Chester Nutting

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley, CA .
Written in English


  • Latin language -- Syntax.

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Statementby Herbert C. Nutting.
SeriesUniversity of California publications in classical philology -- v. 10, no. 10
LC ClassificationsPA25 .C3 vol. 10, no. 10
The Physical Object
Paginationp. [245]-308 ;
Number of Pages308
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Open LibraryOL23062384M
LC Control Number32001097

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GNC occurs in embedded contexts, such as adnominal clauses (1), but the genitive no cannot occur in main clauses (7).1 (6) a. Taroo-wa [kinoo Hanako-ga/no yon-da] hon-o kari-ta. Taro-TOP yesterday Hanako-NOM/GEN read-PST book-ACC borrow-PST ‘Taro borrowed a book . On the Adnominal Genitive in Latin. In Studies in Latin Syntax, ed. H. C. Nutting, – UCPCPh Berkeley. Pinker, S. This book begins by introducing the reader to the linguistic. In book: The Genitive (pp) fundamentally marks the dependency of a nominal constituent with respect to another nominal expression, just like the adnominal genitive did in Latin. They. This volume, the fifth in the series Case and Grammatical Relations across Languages, is devoted to genitive constructions in a range of Indo-European languages (Russian, French, Romanian, German and Swedish), as well as Finnish, Bantu languages and Northern Akhvakh (Northeast Caucasian).Definitions of genitives typically start out from the notion of an inflectional marker, often suffixal.

As for the analysis of the “genitive of locality”, it poses a preliminary problem, namely that of knowing if it is indeed a genitive. Traditionally, Latin grammar books consider this genitive as a separate case they call “locative”. But de Groot is right to think that this comes . 6 THE GENITIVE OF VALUE IN LATIN the Odyssey shows that no pure examples of the descriptive or quahtative genitive are forthcoming, although approaches to it do occur: e.g., the genitive of material in Od. iv. ]Ta (f>epev /xaXa/coO epioLo, and the genitives of origin in //. xxi. irarpos 5' el'/x' ayadolo, and Od. iv. al/j-aTos. This use of the genitive is singularly common in Latin: see Rοby, § The reason for this difference between Greek and Latin evidently is that in Latin the genitive is not confounded with the ablative. The same explanation has been given of the free use which Latin makes of the predicative dative (§ , note). Genitive of Place. Genitive forms have required various patterns of stress shift during the entire diachrony of Greek, which is a clear instance of the structural complexity of the case, as opposed to the nominative and the accusative. 2 More specifically, genitive plural forms may take four different stress patterns in MG: i) no stress shift, e.g. λύκος.

Book Book Series. Previous chapter. Next chapter. The distribution of the denominative adjective and the adnominal genitive in Old Church Slavonic Huntley, David. 30,00 € / $ / £ Get Access to Full Text. Citation Information. Historical Syntax. Edited by Fisiak, Jacek. DE GRUYTER MOUTON. The Genitive proper (like the Latin genitive), The old Ablative, or From case. In great part the two sets of uses are fairly distinct; but some uses are puzzling, and must be learned mainly through reading. (In Latin the genitive remained pure, and the ablative was .   Note: The noun in the genitive case follows the noun which it modifies.; des and eines are useful forms to remember because they are completely unique to the singular genitive case and are thus helpful as starting points to figure out the grammatical structure of a sentence.; Masculine and neuter nouns change forms in the genitive case (when singular). The noun endings – s or – es are. Similarly, ὀλοφύρομαι ‘lament, bewail’ with an accusative or genitive in Homer,27 is itr. or tr. in A.R., always without a genitive Finally, in the case of τίνω where a genitive does occur, it is interpretable as adnominal depending on the concurrent direct object: While the Homeric structure as e.g. in.