This chapter sets out the basic principles of concord in Old English (OE), with references to the more detailed discussions which follow in later chapters. It begins with a brief discussion of the elements concerned with congruence. The chapters then presents some introductory remarks on case and verb forms. This is followed by a discussion of the basic concords of OE, covering agreement between subject and predicate, agreement between a noun or pronoun and attributive or appositive elements, and agreement between antecedent and pronoun.
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