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The free relative pronoun used as a nominalised possessor with elided noun
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A free relative cannot function as a possessor:

Example 1

*Wa't wûn syn mem wie bliid
who won his mother was happy
Lit: Who won's mother was happy

However, a free relative pronoun may occur in the possessor position of a Noun Phrase (NP). If the possessive pronoun is nominalised before an elided noun, then such a free relative clause may be used as an adverbial clause.

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There are two possessive constructions in which the possessor is realised as a NP:

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