johanna.laakso at univie.ac.at
Mon Sep 22 08:09:54 UTC 2003
>From Kazuto Matsumura <kmatsum at tooyoo.l.u-tokyo.ac.jp>
Dear Uralist colleagues,
In many languages including Uralic, there are denominal adjectives
meaning "having N": for example,
fin. monikerroksinen "many-storied"
est. paljuko"iteline "many-volumed"
mari vatan "married" (lit. "wived")
I wonder what is the denomination of this category of adjectives.
Note that adjectives with the opposite meaning "lacking N"
(fin. lapseton "childless", mari jochadyme "childless") are
called "caritive adjectives" in Finnish linguistics, aren't they?
To put it differently;
abessive case: comitative case = caritive adjective : ? adjective
Thank you in advance.
Univ. of Tokyo
kazuto at tooyoo.l.u-tokyo.ac.jp
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