Reflexive-possessive pronoun *svojь

February 15, 2023 Dina Stankovic Season 7 Episode 38
Reflexive-possessive pronoun *svojь
Show Notes

First of all, I am going to have to admit - the quality of this audio is bad since I am experiencing some issues with my microphone. Still, I hope it won´t be too distracting and I apologize for the inconvenience.

Slavic languages express the belonging of the person or object in question through the reflexive-possessive pronoun *𝐬𝐯𝐨𝐣ь. But when exactly is it used and what is its role among all the other possessive pronouns? 𝐓𝐮𝐧𝐞 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐨 𝐟𝐢𝐧𝐝 𝐨𝐮𝐭!

Literature mentioned in the episode:

1. HONSELAAR, WIM. “REFLECTIONS ON THE RUSSIAN REFLEXIVE POSSESSIVE PRONOUN ЅѴОЈ.” Studies in Slavic and General Linguistics, vol. 8, 1986, pp. 235–48. JSTOR, Accessed 15 Feb. 2023.
2. Nedoluzhko, Anna. "A new look at possessive reflexivization: A comparative study between Czech and Russian." Proceedings of the Workshop on Grammar and Lexicon: interactions and interfaces (GramLex). 2016.

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