TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ABESSIVE»
The term «abessive» is regularly used and occupies the 90.711
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ABESSIVE»
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Handbook of Australian Languages
[c] Abessive/Ovigin, -:ga. As in (21-23), a noun phrase in Abessive case can
denote action that leaves the conscious presence of an animate being, or that
involves something that comes from a source: a one-time possessor, a place of
Robert M. W. Dixon, Barry J. Blake, 1979
Grammatical Change: Origins, Nature, Outcomes
Therefore it strictly entails that the upgrading of the Abessive must be a case of
exemplar-based analogical change. And this is what the data confirm. Given the
discussion in Section .., it is not hard to see that the Abessive became a clitic
Dianne Jonas, John Whitman, Andrew Garrett, 2012
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Wade Anastasia Jere, 2011
Grammaticalization: Current Views and Issues
In the case of Northern Saami haga, an inflectional suffix expressing the abessive
case has been reanalyzed as a postposition, but continues to signal an abessive
relation. Like most other Finno-Ugric languages, Northern Saami possesses ...
Katerina Stathi, Elke Gehweiler, Ekkehard König, 2010
Finnish: An Essential Grammar
They adopt ('take') the child as their own. m Abessive, comitative and instructive
These three cases are all rare; the instructive and the comitative appear mainly in
fixed expressions like idioms. The abessive ending is —tta ~ —tta, which is ...
(ju = after all) The abessive case is the last of the Estonian cases we have to
learn. It has the meaning 'without' and is formed by adding -ta to the genitive stem
: vihmata 'without rain'; tuuleta 'without wind'. 'Without' can also be expressed by ...
Christopher Moseley, 2008
Chantyal Dictionary and Texts
'from', indicating proximal origin, not precise location nor movement: see
ABESSIVE- PROXIMAL ORIGIN, cf. ABLATIVE and ABESSIVE-PRECISE ORIGIN
. (1) nfii-ma purba-nasaw fiin ta 'We are from the east, I know' [C4] (2) tfiim nasaw'
Michael Noonan, Ram Prasad Bhulanja, Jag Man Chhantyal, 1999
History, Society and Variation: In Honor of Albert Valdman
In this dialect, the abessive morpheme taga developed from an affix to a clitic to a
free word without changing its status as a functional element. The form taga
comes from an affixal sequence *pta-k-ek/n consisting of cari- tive *pta + lative *-k
Albert Valdman, J. Clancy Clements, 2006
Handbook of North American Indians: Languages
Thus ma'9d-yrko' 'for want of food' is the abessive in the sentence below. ma'9d-yi
'ko' mwYe'-nke food-ABESSIVE die-NONVISUAL. SENSORY. EVID 'I am starving.
' 4) A word or phrase that refers to the location of the activity: the locative.
William C. Sturtevant, Ives Goddard, 1996
Metataxis in Practice: Dependency Syntax for Multilingual ...
... really happened to say it' - 3RD INFINITIVE nv INESSIVE, ILLA'IIVE, ADESSIVE
, ABESSIVE, E.G., Olin lukemassa (iness.) lehtea', kun — 'I was reading a paper,
when Tulen lahtemiiiin (illaL) pois - 'I will go away' Olin lahtemaisilliini (adess.) ...
Dan Maxwell, Klaus Schubert, 1989