Examples of Possessor in a sentence
In the following two subsections, I will take a look at the most typical cases of DAP in Korean: Possessor Raising Construction (PRC) and Double Object Construction.
Agreement with a Possessor Prominent possessors occur where there is a dependent part-‐whole relation between a possessor and a possessee.
Possessor Raising:OBJ = OBJ2 POSSDitransitive LDA: OBJ = OBJ2 TOPIC In Possessor Raising, the first object is understood to be coreferential to the possessor of the second object, while in the ditransitive LDA construction the first object is understood to be coreferential to the topic of the nominalized clause functioning as second object.
Constructions (1a)-(b) differ based on i) whether the applicativised verb is a null copula or overt lexical verb, and ii) whether the DP that raises into Spec, ApplP for licensing bears a Possessor or Theme θ-role.
This is explained as: Agent > Experiencer > (Inalienable) Possessor > Theme (8.1) According to the Thematic Hierarchy presented in (8.1), a category of verbs called Psychological verbs, assign an Experiencer theta-role to one of their arguments, either the subject or the object.