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Possessive Constructions in Egyptian and Coptic

  title={Possessive Constructions in Egyptian and Coptic},
  • Published 2010
  • Linguistics
The distribution of Coptic possessive constructions can be defined purely in terms of syntactic constraints in which the definiteness of the possessed noun will have a decisive role. In relation to a comparison made between one of the Coptic possessive patterns and the so-called construct state phenomenon, a historical overview will also be presented to explore the possibility of a true construct state formation in earlier Egyptian language stages. This paper aims to point out that, from a… 
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