16.4 Peter's car: Answer

Answer for "Peter's car"

   [Person: Peter]->(Poss)->[Car]->(Attr)->[Blue]

Any of the following would do:

  • Peter has a possession which is a car. This car has an attribute, which is blue.
  • Blue is an attribute of a Car, which is a possession of a Person, who is Peter.
  • Peter's car is blue.

Peter is a locator, and the subcategory of locators to which it belongs is called "Individual marker" or "Named referent".


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