Person Agreement

  • (noun): Agreement in person between pronouns and verbs.

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Grammatical Conjugation - Verbal Agreement - Nonverbal Person Agreement
... languages, predicative adjectives and copular complements receive a form of person agreement that is distinct from that used on ordinary predicative verbs ... this is a form of conjugation in that it refers back to the person of the subject, it is not “verbal” because it always derives from pronouns that have become cliticised to the nouns to ... An example of nonverbal person agreement, along with contrasting verbal conjugation, can be found from Beja (person agreement morphemes in bold) wun.tu.wi, “you (fem.) are big” hadá.b.wa, “you (masc ...

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