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the category of nouns serving as the grammatical subject of a verb

serving as or indicating the subject of a verb and words identified with the subject of a copular verb

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appointed by nomination

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Secondly, he presupposes that one may consider the singular nominative representative of the two declensions, to the extent that the expression side of the content distinction he describes concerning gender specification can be characterised simply by the desinences of singular nominative.
In the elative construction, the noun expressing the experiencer is in the elative case (2a), while the noun expressing the resulting state is in the nominative (2c) (see Erelt 2005; Pajusalu, Tragel 2007; Tragel, Habicht 2012).
For Pashto relative clauses we have the same hypotheses that we had for the mono-clausal constructions namely that -features agreement between T and the relevant nominal results in assigning nominative Case to that nominal while -features agreement between or Voice and the relevant nominal results in assigning accusative Case to that nominal.
This will ensure that all command sergeants major/sergeants major have equal opportunities and that the very best will continue to advance to the nominative level.
The lexical morpheme of the inflected noun was followed by an inflectional morpheme, belonging to the set of the so-called Layer I markers, that assigned the noun to a declensional class and specified the opposition between nominative and oblique case.
They will be delivered in nominative or bearer form, at the option of the shareholder, the company added.
The nominative does not have a marker in general; the genitive has lost the final *-n and presents a bare stem; one of the variants of the partitive marker (-a/-a) merges with the final a/a vowel of the stem; and the illative can have an unmarked short form (except in monosyllabic nouns).
The overall conclusion, for structural Case assignment in Pashto monotransitive constructions, is that -features agreement between the functional head T and a nominal results in assigning nominative Case to that nominal while - features agreement between the functional head small or Voice (depending on tense) and a nominal results in assigning accusative Case to that nominal.
Among the topics are nominative resumptive pronouns in Old and Middle English, the preoccupation with the abuse of truth in Richard the Redeless and Thomas Usk's Testament of Love, finding pragmatic common ground between Chaucer's Dreamer and Eagle in The House of Fame, the rise and fall of to the end that and to the effect that in English, the insertion and loss of the voiceless dental plosive [t] in Middle English, and mapping rhetorical strategies related to persuasion in Middle English religious prose.
The Conservative MP Mark Reckless will certainly have pleased believers in nominative determinism by defecting to UKIP at the weekend.
Une liste nominative de personnalites publiques marocaines, visees par ces actions terroristes, ainsi que des videos pronant la violence sont meme entre les mains des limiers des services de securite dependant du departement de Mohamed Hassad.
Trademark's struggles with nominative uses are a good example, and they illustrate how offloading has insulated trademark in the past and might do so in the future.
It rather agrees with the object `kapray' that bears the nominative case and therefore can control agreement.
Apparently (ie a couple of random Google searches say) it's a phenomenon known as nominative determinism, by which if your name is Baker you're more likely to become a baker.
A new conception of nominative case plus the essential assumption that uninterpretable features must be deleted are at the heart of their explanation, which assumes that nominative case is uninterpretable T (uT) in D.