alternation rules

alternation rules

(in psychology) the sociolinguistic rules that establish options available to a person when he or she is speaking to someone else. The rules are influenced by social categories, such as kinship, gender, status, age, and type of interpersonal relationship.

Patient discussion about alternation rules

Q. HOW CAN ENERGIES AFFECT THE HEALING OF THE BODY?CHI, ELOPTIC, YOU'R SEVEN SHOCKERS ECT POSITIVE OR NEGITIVE? ENERGIES WE EXPRESS AND RECIEVE TO AND FROM OTHERS

A. Chinese medicine and alternatives should be approached with caution, but that said, a modality that has been around for over 3,000 years must have benefits. The practitioner may possibly be a bit more suspect. Then again, nothing ventured, nothing gained. If you haven’t any experience with it, how can one have a legitimate opinion?
Remember, a hundred years ago, our very own “Doctors” cured with leaches and such… it wasn’t until they pooled their resources together and lobbied the government for the right to the name of “Doctor or Medical Practitioner”. That’s it. No science, just lobbying the politicians….

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The main challenges of computational morphology are the accurate modelling and implementation of the morphotactics and the morphophonological alternation rules that characterise word formation in a specific language.
This means that not only should the morphotactics and the alternation rules be accurately and completely implemented, but all and only the (basic) verb and noun roots from which Setswana words are formed should be included in the morphological analyser.
As practical design and implementation approach we systematically include the morphotactics and alternation rules by word category.
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