A jilted and possessive ex-lover who was jealous because Le was about to be married to another man?
How do you treat a compound of two nouns one in the possessive case?
But he passed them by, for she was waiting for him and he was hungry for the possessive love of his slave.
The reason is that the Catholics leave out the possessive pronoun.
The pronoun which, originally indeclinable, had no possessive.
There are three cases: the nominative, the objective, and the possessive.
His eyes were an index of the man, bold and possessive and unwavering.
But in Maori the possessive case is expressed, like all the other oblique cases, by a preposition.
Nouns in the plural ending in s take an apostrophe only to form the possessive.
The same language has another peculiar form with the possessive, which can only be explained by supplying an omitted verb.
mid-15c. (grammatical, also as a noun); 1550s in general use, from Middle French possessif (15c.) "relating to possession, possessive," and directly from Latin possessivus, from possess-, past participle stem of possidere "to possess" (see possess). Related: Possessively; possessiveness.
The case of a noun or pronoun that shows possession. Nouns are usually made possessive by adding an apostrophe and s: “The bicycle is Sue's, not Mark's.” Possessive pronouns can take the place of possessive nouns: “The bicycle is hers, not his.” (See nominative case and objective case.)