Another feature is the agreement in the participle, which have different forms for different sexes: however, if the sentence begins with “The number of”, the following verb must be singular: “The number of available chairs is 500”, for example, is correct, because the subject of the sentence is the number, not the chairs, and the number is a singular noun. (Of course, “Five hundred chairs are available” – avoid starting a sentence with a number – is more direct and concise, but sometimes a more relaxed syntax is desirable.) 8In most cases, while the reduplicated form may indicate the plurality of participants, the corresponding root without reduplication does not imply a singular number of the participant. However, a handful of verbs strictly associate the presence or absence of reduplication with the plural vs. Singular participants, compare: In Hungarian, verbs have a polypersonal agreement, which means that they agree with more than one of the arguments of the verb: not only with its subject, but also with its object (accsative). A distinction is made between the case in which there is a particular object and the case in which the object is indeterminate or there is no object at all. (Adverbs have no effect on the form of the verb.) Examples: Szeretek (I like someone or something unspecified), szeretem (I love him, she, she or she, specifically), szeretlek (I love you); szeret (he loves me, us, you, someone or something indefinitely), szereti (he loves him, she or she in particular). Of course, nouns or pronouns can specify the exact object. In short, there is agreement between a verb and the person and the number of its subject and the specificity of its object (which often refers more or less precisely to the person). The determinants all, both, several, some, (a) little and zero are similar to numerical words, since a next countable noun in the form must be plural (although all, some and zero can also accompany singular subtitles that are innumerable, for example all information). Additional precautions are required for each individual who, despite his similarity of meaning with all, can never have a plural noun (see 169 “All”, “Everyone” and “All”). In noun phrases, adjectives do not agree with the noun, although pronouns do. z.B. a szép könyveitekkel “with your beautiful books” (“szép”: beautiful): The suffixes of the plural, the possessive “your” and the uppercase /lowercase “with” are marked only on the noun.

Consistency is one of those elementary areas of English grammar with which many advanced learners such as commas and capital letters still make mistakes on a regular basis. One of the reasons for this is probably that the concept of agreement actually covers a fairly wide range of different structures. As a result, different aspects are presented at different times, making it more difficult for learners to make useful connections with each other, and there are many places where mistakes are likely. In Norwegian Nynorsk, Swedish, Icelandic and Faroese, the past participle must correspond in gender, number and certainty whether the participle is in an attributive or predictive position. In Icelandic and Faroese, past participle should also coincide in the grammatical case. The predicate corresponds to the subject in number and if it is coppulative (that is, it consists of a noun/adjective and a binding verb), both parts in number correspond to the subject. For example: A könyvek érdekesek voltak “The books were interesting” (“a”: que, “könyv”: book, “érdekes”: interesting, “voltak”: were): The plural is marked both on the subject and both on the adjective and the copulative part of the predicate. If a sentence begins with “A certain number of”, should the next verb be in the singular or plural? For example, if a sentence refers to a number of objections, was it correct or should you use it? In this case, the number is a vague indication of the number of objections, but the objections themselves are at the heart of the sentence: “A number of objections have been raised.” 6The plural number of a noun sentence can be manifested by the reduplication of adjectives in this NP. .

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