“Sedih,” “lara,” “pilu”….

Those are all adjectives, yet they’re being modified by possessives (“-ku,” “-mu,” “kita manusia,” et cetera.).

Does it mean that possessives nominalize adjectives in Indonesian?

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    Perhaps it means that parts of speech are not stable, and/or that pronoun clitics are not limited to nouns.
    – jlawler
    May 19 at 14:50


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