Though it is just a guess, is there any historical relationship between attributive adjective postposition(관형격 조사)'ㅅ' in medival Korean language and 사이시옷 in modern Korean language?

Attributive adjective postposition(관형격 조사)'ㅅ' in medival Korean language was used like '의' in modern korean language.

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  • Any extra explanations about the link below are appreciated either! Nov 13, 2018 at 10:35

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I found a similar question and answer here: (Korean)


It says that Though it differs by scholars, ㅅ in medival Korean had two usage: 관형격 조사(冠形格 助詞, adnominal case postposition) and 사이시옷.

Hope it helps others who are interested in medival Korean.

  • 관형격 冠形格 adnominal case 조사 助詞 postposition
    – Michaelyus
    Dec 13, 2018 at 17:23

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