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The main facts to be modeled are the following: (i) every passive participle corresponds to an active form governing an OBJ; (ii) the OBJ of the active form is realized as SUBJ in the passive form; (iii) the active SUBJ is realized optionally as an oblique in the passive form (SCHWARZE; ALENCAR, 2016, p.
13) {SUBJ [right arrow] OBL | SUBJ [right arrow] NULL} OBJ [right arrow] SUBJ
In all of the grammars above, SUBJ and VERB must occur before CLOSE can fire.
Individual transitions represent local constraints; such as that SUBJ must precede VERB.
The generalization I propose for como conditionals, based on contrasts like the one seen in the above examples, is the following: the como + SUBJ protasis presents a condition that would normally be taken to be argumentatively INSUFFICIENT (Portoles 1998) for the consequent in the apodosis.
The particular role of como + SUBJ is therefore to signal the exceptional nature of the condition it introduces, when this condition is taken as an argument supporting the consequent in the apodosis.
When que introduces a clausal complement in the subjunctive, the clause expresses a proposition, for example que Jean est malade `that Jean be SUBJ ill', whose truth value has been removed by the combination que + subjunctive.
She has gone/went PASSE COMP to the store to get some bread before the store closes/closed PRES DU SUBJ.
Singular Plural 1 me `I' 1721 (Ghana) 1 we `us', (all wee `we', `us')(7) 1785 (Nigeria) 2 2 una 1960 (Nigeria, Cameroon) 3 him SUBJ -1795- (Nigeria),(8) 3 the(m) `they' 1785 (Nigeria) 'em OBJ -1795- (Ghana), tam OBJ 1825 (Gabon)
Singular Plural 1 me 1818 1 us `we' 1920, we-all 1973 2 2 youse SUBJ 1973, ye OBJ 1855 3 him SUBJ 1881, he OBJ 1881, ar `it' (?