74 Phrases with for + noun to express possession: for-phrase following possessed NP

A - feature is pervasive or obligatory7
B - feature is neither pervasive nor extremely rare6
C - feature exists, but is extremely rare8
D - attested absence of feature44
X - feature is not applicable (given the structural make-up of the variety/P/C)8
? - no information on feature is available4

Feature area:
Noun phrase
Typical example:
nayf for Chinyere ‘Chinyereʼs knife’; aa kau fe mais bradhas ‘that cow of my brother’; the house for me ‘my house’
Example source:
NigP (Faraclas 2008:361); Norf\u02bck (M\u00fchlh\u00e4usler 2008: 577); Kortmann/Szmrecsanyi (2004)
Variety World Region Type Value
Id Primary text Variety Variety Type