AN ADDITION TO THE RECONSTRUCTION OF THE GENESIS OF SLAVIC QUALITATIVE GENITIVE
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This paper looks into the establishment of the qualitative genitive (of the type 'covek visokog rasta') in the domain of Slavic languages. The author presupposes that this syntactic semantic means has developed in the course of history of Slavic languages as a reflection of the revitalized possesive genitive blocked by the compulsory determinant. It has happened at the expense of the restrictive instrumental (of the type 'covek visok rastom'). Spreading of the qualitative genitive at the expense of the restrictive instrumental means shifting of the agreement of the adjectival phrase from the determined element (covek visok rastom) to the determining element (covek visokog rasta).
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