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ERIC Number: EJ621519
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0097-8507
A Theory of Agreement and Its Application to Serbo-Croatian.
Wechsler, Stephen; Zlatic, Larisa
Language, v76 n4 p799-832 Dec 2000
Four lexical features of a noun are relevant to agreement: semantic conditions on reference; person, number, and gender features of the referential index; concord features; and declension class. These features are correlated by a chain of binary constraints. Patterns of mixed agreement result from individual violations to the constraints. Three main types of agreement are predicted, all of them attested to Serbocroatian. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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