Datapoint Tiwi / Locus of Marking in Possessive Noun Phrases

Language:Tiwi
Feature:Locus of Marking in Possessive Noun Phrases by Johanna Nichols and Balthasar Bickel
Value:No marking

Examples

Sentence igt-1045:

jər ə kəpai ŋara tuwaɹa
jər ə kəpai
crocodile
ŋara
he
tuwaɹa
tail
the crocodile's tail

Sentence igt-1046:

ŋara tuwaɹa jərək ə pai
ŋara
he
tuwaɹa
tail
jərək ə pai
crocodile
id.

Sentence igt-3557:

jərəkəpai tuwaɹa
jərəkəpai
crocodile
tuwaɹa
tail
‘(a/the) crocodile's tail’ (lit. ‘crocodile tail’)

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