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Re: THEORY: Gender in verbs

From:Douglas Koller <laokou@...>
Date:Monday, October 1, 2007, 23:21
From: Eldin Raigmore <eldin_raigmore@...>

> On Sun, 30 Sep 2007 14:57:22 -0400, John Vertical > <johnvertical@...> wrote:
> >So, everyone here knoes that nouns sometimes have gender, ie. come in > >classes, according to their morphology. Most, if not all of the time, this > >also affects other words in the noun phrase, so there are different forms of > >adjectivs or pronouns or articles etc. (autc? :), that are used together > >with a certain class of nouns. Sometimes, in Bantu frex, the verb phrase or > >parts of it may also be affected.
> >What other parts-of-speech > >might plausibly agree with verbal gender?
> The most obvious one is adverbs. The prototypical examples of concord are > adjectives "agreeing" with their head noun(s) in gender and/or number and/or > case.
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