gender agreement


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Noun1.gender agreement - agreement in grammatical gender between words in the same construction
concord, agreement - the determination of grammatical inflection on the basis of word relations
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pravd--okh--a truth--NOM.SG (FEM; CLASS II) truth--EVAL--NOM.SG (MASC/FEM; CLASS II) 'truth' 'truth telling person (vulg)' Nouns of common gender can trigger either masculine or feminine gender agreement depending on the biological gender of the referent.
The 12 papers examine the distribution of gender and number in Lunigiana nominal expressions, the syntax of Badiotto and Gardenese, the palatalization of sC clusters, gender agreement in Viterbese, phonological contact between Abruzzian and Romani, adjective modification in Barese, and the use of the complementizers ca and chi in different areas of Sardinia.
This includes above all the frequent failure of gender concordance, which often sees a single sentence switching back and forth between gender agreement and disagreement (by way of sampling: idha lam yakun bi-harahin lazima an takuna jawharan, p.
Last month's gender agreement, presented in Havana in the presence of top UN officials, is divided into four sections and focuses on eight subject areas.
Gender Agreement as a function of child gender was investigated using paired sample t-tests.
In general, research has focused on young children's ability to attribute gender in production tasks or on children's use of noun phrase (NP) gender agreement (Karmiloff-Smith, 1979; Mulford, 1985; Perez Pereira, 1991; Tucker et al., 1977).
There have been many studies of how gender agreement operations are carried out within the sentence.
Sibling relationship factors (i.e., geographical distance, age difference, gender agreement, number of siblings in the family).
The focus of the current paper is on the phenomenon of noun phrase internal gender agreement, as observed in the 12th century manuscript E of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, namely the Peterborough Chronicle (Bodleian MS.
Bock 1995; Bock and Eberhard 1993; Vigliocco and Nicol 1998) and gender agreement between a noun and a gender-marked element like an adjective or a definite determiner (see Schriefers and Jescheniak 1999 for an overview).

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