Feature Distribution System ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/FeatureDistributionSystem


Thing
      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Data Structure
                  |_ Feature Distribution System

Direct SubConcepts:

FeatureAgreementSystem  FeatureGovernmentSystem  



Definition:

In a given language, the system according to which feature values (of a particular feature) are determined contextually for elements, through agreement or government. FeatureDistributionSystem can have one or two main components: FeatureAgreementSystem, and FeatureGovernmentSystem. [Kibort 2008d]


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PropertiesValuesDefinition
data Structure Relation Thing     This subsumes all structuring relations used for LinguisticDataStructures. As a naming convention to distinguish relations in data structure from other relations, all names of dataStructuringRelations begin with 'has-'.

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