By the first disjunct, the SUBJ is converted into OBL; by the second one, the SUBJ is converted into NULL, resulting in its deletion.
In these examples, we have the same surface structure, which we can schematize as SUBJ est X 'SUBJ is X', where X is a constituent that agrees in gender and number with the SUBJ.
In Figure 5, the cond vector of production SUBJ is +S - HEAD, which translates to +?
Non-lexical productions SUBJ and OBJ turn on features DET and HEAD.
As it has been described above, the conventional meaning of como + SUBJ protases, vis-a-vis that of si conditionals, will actually predict a more accessible interpretation of elliptical conditionals in which the apodosis has been elided.
For instance, as noted in section 2 above, como + SUBJ cannot be used to express semantically generic conditionals.
Mary *has rushed/rushed PASSE COMP to the store to get some bread before the store closes/closed PRES DU SUBJ.
John will meet FUT Mary before she gets married PRES DU SUBJ to Paul.
Singular Plural 1 me `I' 1718 1 we `us' 1765 2 -(11) 2 oeno 1765 (= [uno]) 3 him `he', a 1718, 3 dem `they' 1765 a SUBJ 1765
Singular Plural 1 me `I'1735 1 we `us' -1808- 2 -(13) 2 ono 1868, unno/onnoo 1912(14) 3 him SUBJ 1733, 3 dem `they' 1790 he OBJ 1873, a 1978(15)