Some Remarks on the Analytical Tendencies in Slavic Languages: One Czech Nominal Phrase with the Possessive Genitive Cover Image
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Some Remarks on the Analytical Tendencies in Slavic Languages: One Czech Nominal Phrase with the Possessive Genitive
Some Remarks on the Analytical Tendencies in Slavic Languages: One Czech Nominal Phrase with the Possessive Genitive

Author(s): Oldrich Ulicny
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies
Published by: Slovanský ústav Akademie věd ČR, v. v. i. and Euroslavica
Keywords: analytic form; periphrasis; Slavic languages; genitive constructions; analytic vs synthetic grammatical constructions; possessive adjectives; obligatory determination; generic vs referential possession

Summary/Abstract: In this article an extension of the expression analytic form (periphrasis) is presented. The author deals with the structure and functioning of the analytic vs synthetic grammatical constructions in Slavic languages. The role of the pragmatics and systemic factors is demonstrated on the example of the generic and referential possession. The role of the possessive genitive vs possessive adjective in Czech, Polish and Russian is compared.

  • Issue Year: LXXXII/2013
  • Issue No: 1+2
  • Page Range: 235-239
  • Page Count: 5
  • Language: Czech