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subjacent

A property that is contiguous to another,but at a lower level.
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Critical period effects on universal properties of language: the status of subjacency in the acquisition of a second language".
For this strategy concedes, via negativa, that the colonial subjacency of the Irish people would in fact be justified if they did in truth harbor the "feminine characteristics" attributed to them.
Both frameworks are represented in the present volume: King's analysis of preposition stranding builds on generative concepts such as subjacency effects and wh-movement, whereas Berthele's paper uses typological insights on verb-framed vs.