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Bárány, András, Oliver Bond & Sandy Ritchie. 2019. Database of Prominent Internal Possessors. University of Surrey.

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A Prominent Internal Possessor is an internal possessor that behaves, fully or partially, as if it were a clause-level element and the head of its own phrase, even though there is no independent evidence that it is external to the nominal phrase to which the possessed item belongs. Such possessors can be said to exhibit a higher level of syntactic (and possibly functional) prominence than their regular counterparts.


The database was created for the project 'Prominent possessors', funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. 



Creators: Bárány, András; Bond, Oliver; Ritchie, Sandy;

Title: Database of Prominent Internal Possessors

Publisher: University of Surrey

Year: 2019