Genitive case and the Germanic languages: Overview

Cynthia L. Allen

in Genitives in Early English

Published in print November 2008 | ISBN: 9780199216680
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191711893 | DOI:
Genitive case and the Germanic languages: Overview

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This chapter surveys possessive markers in the modern Germanic languages and looks at the Common Germanic background relevant to the remainder of the book.

Keywords: possessive pronoun; possessive markers; Common Germanic background; linguistic typology

Chapter.  10024 words. 

Subjects: Historical and Diachronic Linguistics

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