Category:Nominal Syntax
Feature:Action Nominal Constructions WALS
Name:Other
Languages (19):
Conlangs (16):
SASXSEK
Gevey
Bryatesle
Khafos
Quenya
Shsiwhe Luwur
Yivrian
draga
Liu
Klingon
Moten
Lup (Simplified)
Action nominals (e.g. "running", "destruction") do exist. English construction such as:

"John’s running"
"the enemy’s destruction of the city"

are instead constructed as:

"running by John" (using instrumental case for John)

"destruction of the city by the enemy" (using genitive and instrumental cases for city and enemy, respectively)
Tatari Faran
Prydonian High Gallifreyan
Adejori
Miwonsha

Natlangs (3):
Burmese
Chamorro
Warao