Synsets for "possessive"

Synset: genitive.n.01

Synonyms: genitive

Part of Speech: NOUN

Definition: the case expressing ownership

Examples:

Lemmas: genitive genitive_case possessive possessive_case

Hypernym: oblique

Hyponym: attributive_genitive

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Synset: possessive.a.01

Synonyms: possessive

Part of Speech: ADJECTIVE

Definition: serving to express or indicate possession

Examples: possessive pronouns | the genitive endings

Lemmas: possessive genitive

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Synset: possessive.s.02

Synonyms: possessive

Part of Speech: ADJECTIVE SATELLITE

Definition: desirous of owning

Examples: small children are so possessive they will not let others play with their toys

Lemmas: possessive

Hypernym:

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Synset: possessive.s.03

Synonyms: possessive

Part of Speech: ADJECTIVE SATELLITE

Definition: having or showing a desire to control or dominate

Examples: a possessive parent

Lemmas: possessive

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Possessive determiner Possessive determiners commonly have similar forms to personal pronouns. In addition, they have corresponding possessive pronouns, which are also phonetically similar. The following chart shows the English, German, and French personal pronouns, possessive determiners and possessive pronouns.
Possessive determiner Possessive determiners (possessive adjectives) have features of both determiners and adjectives:
Otjiherero Grammar Possessive determiners are composed of two parts: a possessive concord prefixed to a possessive suffix. Possessive concords correspond to the noun class of the noun being possessed, while the possessive suffix corresponds to the noun class of the possessor.
Possessive determiner Some languages have no distinctive possessive adjectives, and express possession by declining personal pronouns in the genitive or possessive case, or by using possessive suffixes or particles. In Japanese, for example, "boku no" (a word for "I" coupled with the genitive particle "no"), is used for "my" or "mine". In Mandarin Chinese, the possessive adjective and possessive pronoun take the same form as each other: the form associated with "wǒ" ("I") is "wǒ de" ("my", "mine"), where "de" is the possessive particle.
Crazy Possessive "Crazy Possessive", also known as "Crazy Possessive (I'll Muck You Up)" or "Crazy Possessive (I'll Fuck You Up)", is the first single off Kaci Battaglia's second studio album, "Bring It On" (2010).
Russian declension Unlike English, Russian uses the same form for a possessive adjective and the corresponding possessive pronoun. In Russian grammar they are called possessive pronouns (compare with possessive adjectives like Peter's = петин above). The following rules apply:
Russian grammar Unlike English, Russian uses the same form for a possessive adjective and the corresponding possessive pronoun. In Russian grammar they are called possessive pronouns притяжательные местоимения (compare with possessive adjectives like Peter's = петин above). The following rules apply:
Teochew dialect Teochew does not distinguish the possessive pronouns from the possessive adjectives. As a general rule, the possessive pronouns or adjectives are formed by adding the genitive or possessive marker [kai5] to their respective personal pronouns, as summarised below:
East Ambae language Possessive suffixes are attached to the head noun in a direct possessive construction, or a relational classifier in an indirect possessive construction.
Pashto grammar In phrases that start with the possessive phrase د [də] plus noun, the possessive phrase [də/د] can be substituted for with a weak possessive pronouns.
Head (linguistics) For instance, in the English possessive case, possessive marking ("s") appears on the dependent (the possessor), whereas in Hungarian possessive marking appears on the head noun:
Noun ellipsis The possessive determiners are systematically incapable of introducing N-ellipsis; if a possessive appears in such cases, it must be the possessive pronoun:
Tamambo language Possessive pronouns substitute for NP possessor, suffixing to the possessed noun in direct possessive constructions or to one the four possessive classifiers in indirect constructions.
English possessive Unlike with other noun phrases which only have a single possessive form, personal pronouns in English have two possessive forms: possessive determiners (used to form noun phrases such as ""her" success") and possessive pronouns (used in place of nouns as in "I prefer "hers"", and also in predicative expressions as in "the success was "hers""). In most cases these are different from each other.
Hawaiian grammar To pluralize nouns marked with a possessive, add "mau" between the possessive and the noun.
The Bluejacket's Manual In 1938, the title was changed from singular possessive to plural possessive: "Bluejackets"'.
Honorifics (linguistics) The construction of possessive classifiers depends on ownership, temporality, degrees of control, locative associations, and status. In addition to status-rising and status-lowering possessive classifiers, there are also common (non-status marked) possessive classifiers. Status-rising and status-lowering possessive classifiers have different properties of control and temporality. Common possessive classifiers are divided into three main categories – relatives, personal items, and food/drink.
Lingarak language Prefixes also derive possessive pronouns in Neverver. Possessive pronouns are made up of a nominalising prefix "at-" and the possessive prefix "t-", which are both attached to the base pronominal morpheme (the independent pronoun). Furthermore, when the nominalising prefix is attached, the possessive pronoun can become the head of the noun phrase by itself. Below is a table showing the possessive pronoun paradigm:
Halkomelem The following table lists the possessive affixes which appear in attributive possessive structures in Halkomelem.
Paamese language While alienable possessions are marked with a possessive constituent to which the possessive suffix attaches