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298. Genitive in its usual possessive sense

A genitive in its usual possessive sense is often found as predicate, and not seldom with the copula omitted: thus, yáthā́ ’so máma kévalaḥ (AV.) that thou mayest be wholly mine; sarvāḥ sampattayas tasya saṁtuṣṭaṁ yasya mānasam<tt? (H.) all good fortunes are his who has a contented mind;—as objective predicate, bhartuḥ putraṁ vijānanti (M.) they recognize a son as the husband's.