person agreement


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Noun1.person agreement - agreement in person between pronouns and verbs
concord, agreement - the determination of grammatical inflection on the basis of word relations
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In the early treatments of Mordvin grammar, the adnominal phrases supported by the person agreement markers have been mentioned as copular forms (cf.
The "morphologically unmarked" forms of present, in which "person agreement markers are fused with non-verbal predicates without further derivational measures being taken" (Turunen 2010 : 122), have received less attention than the forms of PST2, as it appears, for the scarcity of historical evidence on morphosyntactic changes, in general.
They restrict it to person agreement only, and ignore number agreement and tense agreement.
In the present case, a learner tried to maintain agreement of number only, and ignored person agreement and tense agreement.
The purpose of this pilot study conducted in Canada was to examine affected individual and support person agreement on the impact of urinary incontinence on affected individuals ' quality of life.
However, these results are tempered by the fact that the Rodgers (2011a) study, like previous similar studies (Bruhn de Garavito; McCarthy) examined only person agreement and not formal accuracy when analyzing production data.
The second is the person agreement. In Jinghpaw, the target of person agreement is the empathy locus, rather than a certain grammatical function.
The development of present indicative markers from first and second persons inflections in Old English to third person agreement marker /s/ in modern English reflects a big loss to agreement marking in English.
All other verbal bound elements are nonterminal since they necessitate the presence of a person agreement marker within the same word.
Thus, if one argument is 1st person, we find the same agreement suffixes as in intransitive 1st person forms (2), and if a 2nd and a 3rd person argument co-occur, 2nd person agreement is found ([3], 1 [right arrow] 2 denotes 1st person subject and 2nd person object): (2)
However, anecdotal evidence suggests that despite this knowledge, speakers of Dutch and German have a strong tendency to treat the whole compound subject as 3rd person plural when computing person agreement between such a compound subject and a verb.