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Definition of the noun Possessee

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  1. [grammar] Verb complement in some languages or some constructions of a given language.

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Google previewThe Function of Function Words and Functional Categories (2005)

by Marcel den Dikken, Christina Tortora

as possessees, such as teacher or sister, (2) the part-whole relation, where the possessee is a part of the possessor,

Google previewBuilding and Interpreting Possession Sentences (2016)

by Neil Myler

Permanent Possession: The possessee is the property of the possessor. d. Inalienable Possession: The possessee is conceived of typically as being inseparable from the possessor. e. Abstract Possession: The possessee is a concept that is ...

Google previewPossessives in English (1996)

An Exploration in Cognitive Grammar by John R. Taylor

Since the schematic possessee is an instance, a possessor phrase [NP POSS] — subject to constraints that will be discussed in section I2.l — may be used pronominally (190). On an analogous account of the compound construction, we can ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Languages of the World (2010)

At the level of the phrase, Berber is also more rigid, and has the following properties among Greenberg's universals: it has prepositions, the possessor follows the possessee, the modifier (as well as relative clauses) follows the head noun and ...

Google previewA Dictionary, Canarese and English (1858)

by William Reeve

83%, demoniacal possesSee 63$.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1888)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

Whilst the hip joint possessee'considerable mobility, it has much more stability than the shoulder, owing to the acetabulum being deeper than the glenoid fossa, and the greater strength and tension of the fibres of its capsular ligament The ...

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Possessee Meaning

Video shows what possessee means. Verb complement in some languages or some constructions of a given language, the noun which is possessed.

Scrabble value of P3O1S1S1E1S1S1E1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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