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Summary of foreground information by stem type

Summary of foreground information by stem type

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Sizang Chin exhibits verb stem alternation in which one form of a verb (Stem I) occurs in certain environments and a secondary form (Stem II) occurs in other environments. Henderson (1965) correlates Stem I with final clauses and Stem II with non-final clauses. King (2009) correlates Stem II with subordinate clauses. She also correlates Stem I with...

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Context 1
... summary of the instances of verb stem alternation in foreground information is given in Table 2. In foreground information, the majority of head verbs within clauses surface as Stem I, with 129 instances. ...
Context 2
... results for setting clauses are summarized in Table 3. As demonstrated in Table 2, all 51 setting information clauses within the data, whose stem type could be determined, occur with Stem II verbs. Unlike setting clauses, collateral information clauses show a mix of Stem I and Stem II head verbs. ...