Pronominal possessive affixes: suffix on N

Category
Nominal Syntax - Possession
Notes
alienable/inalienable?

Languages

Language Feature Status Grammatical Notes Source Created By Etymology Notes General Notes Phylogenetic Code
Cahuilla no Jane Hill
Cupeño no Jane Hill
Luiseño no Jane Hill
Serrano no Jane Hill
Kitanemuk no Jane Hill
Kawaiisu no Jane Hill
Timbisha no Jane Hill
Western Mono no Jane Hill
Chemehuevi yes Jane Hill
Southern Paiute yes Jane Hill
Southern Ute yes Jane Hill
Shoshone no Jane Hill
Comanche no Jane Hill
Idaho Shoshone no Jane Hill
Northern Paiute no Jane Hill
Gabrielino no Jane Hill
Achagua no Inalienable nouns have a "non-possessed" suffix, pronominal forms are all prefixing Wilson & Levinsohn 1992: 22 Ana Paula Brandao, Aimee Lawrence
Resígaro no Allin, 1976: 185-187 Aimee Lawrence
Bare yes Possessive suffixes on possessed alienable nouns, and unpossessed inalienable nouns Aikhenvald, 1995: 13 Ana Paula Brandao, Aimee Lawrence
Warekena no Aikhenvald, 1998: 293 Ana Paula Brandao
Piapoco no Galindo, 2002: 99 Aimee Lawrence
Yukuna no Shauer & Shauer, 1978: 47, Shauer & Shauer, 200: p. 520 Aimee Lawrence
Yavitero no Mosonyi, 1987: p. 38 Aimee Lawrence
Wapishana no Santos, 2006: 101 Ana Paula Brandao, Amanda Meeks
Wayuu no Mansen & Captain, 2000: p. 799 Aimee Lawrence
Tariana no Aikhenvald, 2003: 122 Aimee Lawrence
Apurinã no Facundes, 2000: 380 Aimee Lawrence
Asheninka Apurucayali yes Payne 1983:12, 49 Amanda Meeks
Maipure no Zamponi 2003:24 Amanda Meeks
Yanesha' no Duff-Tripp 1997:30-3 Daniel Valle
Kinikinau no info Daniel Valle
Baure no Danielsen 2007: p87 Mitz Perez
Nanti no Michael, 2008. p. 297-299 Aimee Lawrence
Paresi no Brandão 2010 Daniel Valle
Palikur no Green and Green 1972:4-5, 52 Daniel Valle
Yine no Matteson 1965 Daniel Smith
Añun no Patte 1989 Daniel Smith
Bora no Seifart - 2005:52 Amanda Meeks
Makiritare no Hall 1988: 292 Melody Ann Ross
Makushi no Carson 1982: 57 Melody Ann Ross
Eñepa yes inalianable possessed nouns take one of three suffix forms Payne 2012:79 Daniel Smith
Pemon yes plural inclusives are suffixes, 2nd and 3rd plural possessives are circumfixes de Armellada 1999: 14 Shannon Dardis
Guna no Smith texts Daniel Smith
Naso no Quesada 2000 Daniel Smith
Ika no Frank 1989:22 Daniel Valle
Kogi yes Ortiz 1994:384 Daniel Valle
Cabecar yes Bourland 1976:57 Daniel Valle
Guaymí yes Quesada 2008:73 Daniel Valle
Damana no Daniel Valle
Sikuani no de Kondo (Vol.1) - 1985:20; Queixalós - 2000:35, 131-132, 294-298 Amanda Meeks
Macaguan no Buenaventura - 1993 Amanda Meeks
Aguaruna yes Overall 2007:261-2 Daniel Valle However, for first person singular pronoun the possesive marker is attached to the possesor pronoun
Northern Emberá no Aguirre 1999:79-80 Daniel Valle Chamí
Waorani no info Daniel Valle
Ingá yes ILV 1976:35-6 Daniel Valle
Matses no Fleck:253 Daniel Valle
Mapudungun no Zúñiga 2006, p. 96-7 Daniel Valle
Páez yes Jung:121-2 Daniel Valle
Quechua Ayacuchano yes Parker 1965:23 Daniel Valle
Tikuna no Genitive phrases are formed out of a person pronoun+genitive (possessor) noun (possessed) Montes 2004b:88-89 Daniel Valle
Urarina no Olawsky:331-41 Daniel Valle
Waunana yes Loewen 1954:79-80 Daniel Valle
Andoke no Landaburu 1979: 132-133 Kelsey Neely
Puinave no Giron 2008: p236 Mitz Perez, Daniel Valle
Central Aymara yes Huayhua Pari 2001: 250 to 252 Shannon Dardis
Kakua yes Bolaños fieldnotes Katherine Bolaños
Kaingang no Goncalves 2011:12 Daniel Smith
Minica Witoto no Minor and Minor 1982. p.12, 42 Christopher Clack
Hup no Epps 2008 Pattie Epps
Nadëb/Roçado dialect no Weir 1984 Katherine Bolaños
Dâw yes Martins 2004 Katherine Bolaños
Desano no Miller 1999, p. 49 Amanda Novak
Cubeo yes The suffix -I 'genitive' also marks animate possessive noun phrases. Morse & Maxwell 1999, p. 118 Amanda Novak;Chris Clack
Kotiria no Stenzel 2004, p. 195 Amanda Novak
Makuna no Smothermon & Smothermon 1993, p.36-40 Chris Clack
Koreguaje no Cook & Criswell 1993, p.45 Chris Clack
Barasano no Jones & Jones 1991, p.61 Chris Clack
Tanimuca yes The case marker -rika 'possessive' comes from the verb rika 'to have' and marks a normally human noun phrase as a possessor or owner. Strom 1992, p.66 Chris Clack
Siona yes Can also be a preceding free particle (like "my"). Wheeler - 1987:121-125 Amanda Meeks
Tukano no but sometimes clitic =yaá= connects dependent to head Ramirez 1997: 324 Kelsey Neely
Yanomami yes Ramirez 1994: 189 Kelsey Neely
Ninam yes 3rd person possessive clitic =e comes after possessed noun Goodwin-Gomez, p. 52 Kelsey Neely
Sanumá no info possibly for 3rd person Borgman 1990: p.126-128 Kelsey Neely
Surui no Daniel Valle
Karitiana no Everett 2006:303-4 Daniel Valle
Nheengatu no Cruz 2011 Daniel Smith
Paraguayan Guaraní no info Daniel Valle
Aché no Susnik 1974:101 Daniel Valle
Kokama no Vallejos 2010:274-276 Daniel Smith
Nyangumarta no done 0
Jingulu no done 0
Wambaya no done 0
Bunuba no done 0
Walmajarri no Done-Claire 0
Nyulnyul no done? 0
Warrwa yes done 1
Worrorra yes 90-1 done 1
Garrwa n/a done 0
Gooniyandi yes done 1
Warlpiri no info done 0
Bardi yes done-Claire 1
Yugambeh Y?
Yorta Yorta no 73 done 0
Yir Yoront Done-Dan
Yindjibarndi no done-Dan 0
Yidiny yes done-Catherine 1
Yanyuwa no Done-Austin 0
Yandruwandha n/a Done-Dan 0
Yan-nhangu not yet
Yalarnnga n/a Done-Dan 0
Woiwurrung yes 71 done-Amalia 1
Wirangu No 74-75, 77 done 0
Wemba-Wemba yes H 34 done-Amalia 1
Warumungu yes 55 done-Amalia 1
Wangkumara no info done X
Uradhi No 352 Y 0
Paakantyi yes 85-87 Y-Hannah 1
Pitta-Pitta yes 200 Done-Amalia 1
Pintupi yes 111; 120-122 done-Hannah 1
Nyungar no info done x
Nhanta yes 77 Done-Hannah 1
Ngiyambaa yes 130 Done-Emily 1
Ngayawang No 12 done-Amalia 0
Muruwari yes 111-2 Done-Dan 1
Mpakwithi
Mayi-Yapi No 45, 48 done 0
Martuthunira yes cf (4.132) 'my wife' done 1
Marrgany N/A 308 Done-Amalia 0
Kuuk Thaayorre N/A 219 Done-Amalia 0
Kuku Yalanji n/a Done-Jessica 0
Kugu-Nganhcara No 428 done-Amalia 0
Kaurna No info done-Amalia x
Kalkatungu no Done-Dan 0
Jaru n/a Done-Amalia 0
Guugu-Yimidhirr yes 69 Done-Amalia 1
Gureng Gureng no info Done-Amalia x
Gupapuyngu
Gumbaynggirr no 283 done-Amalia 0
Gugu-Badhun n/a done-Jessica 0
Yuwaalaraay No 48 0
Dyirbal N/A done-Amalia 0
Duungidjawu no 54 done 0
Djinang Yes 136 Done-Amalia 1
Djabugay done
Diyari no done-Hannah 0
Dharuk
Dharawal yes 53 done-Hannah w Dhurga) 1
Darkinyung no 32 done 0
Bularnu no Done-Austin 0
Biri yes 17, 55 done-Jessica 1
Bidjara-Gungabula no done-Jessica 0
Batyala no info Done-Amalia x
Arabana n/a Done-Dan 0
Alyawarr yes 90-1 done 1
Nyikina yes done-Claire 1
Yawuru Y-Claire
Ngarinyin
Yulparija No 29 Done-Amalia 0
Wathawurrung yes 82 done 1
Mathi-Mathi yes 85 done-Amalia 1
Hunter River and Lake Macquarie no 33, 40 done-Amalia 0
Thanggati yes 29-30 done 1
Katthang yes 40 done-Amalia 1
Panyjima n/a done 0
Ngarinyeri yes 26 done-Amalia 1
Kurrama no done-Dan 0
Yingkarta yes Done-Claire 1
Githabul yes 10 Done-Amalia 1
Gunya N/A 308 Done-Amalia 0
Kunjen No 91 Done- 0
WesternTorres no done 0
Wakaya no 325 done 0
Yindjilindji no done 0
Bandjalang N/A 79 Done-Amalia 0
Ngaatjatjara yes 56 done 1
Arrernte Yes 109 1
Kokatha N/A 48 0
Karajarri N/A 302 Done-Amalia 0
Pitjantjatjara Yes G 125 1
Ritharrngu Yes 24 Done-Amalia 1
Warrgamay No 76 Done-Amalia 0
Warluwarra no Done-Amalia 0
Warnman N/A 23 Done-Amalia 0
Djapu no 0
Bilinarra n/a done 0
Wiradjuri no info done x
Aghu-Tharnggala No 62-7 Y2 0
Narungga No 65 done 0
Tharrkari No 26 0
Wajarri Yes 80 1
Warungu n/a 0
Adnyamathanha Y2
Yagua no Payne and Payne 1990 Daniel Smith
Baniwa no Ramirez 2001 Patience Epps