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delay. In Scots law it is argued that delay, even a delay short of any prescriptive or limitation period, might bar a right.

MORA, In civil law. This term, in mora, is used to denote that a party to a contract, who is obliged to do anything, has neglected to perform it, and is in default. Story on Bailm. Sec. 123, 259; Jones on Bailm. 70; Poth. Pret a Usage, c. 2, Sec. 2, art. 2, n. 60; Encyclopedie, mot Demeure; Broderode, mot Mora.

MORA, estates. A moor, barren or unprofitable ground; marsh; a heath. 1 Inst. 5; Fleta, lib. 2, c. 71.

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Theoretically, shared moras may also occur in the input, which would allow underlying ternary length oppositions.
Any vowel phoneme is short if it is linked to one mora and long if it is linked to two moras.
Moraic theory does not need to distinguish between nucleus and coda in syllable structure; rather, the property that matters is the number of moras in a syllable, cf.
Vangelis Moras may debut but Stephen Dobbie (ankle), Alan Tate (leg) and Kemy Agustien (hamstring) are out.
It should be easier for me to come to England because when I played in Italy every game was difficult and teams all have big players," explained Moras, who has won 15 caps for Greece.
Moras began his career at Larissa, the Greek side where former Swansea and Wales defender Chris Coleman is now manager, before moving to Proodeftiki and later AEK.
During a post-lunch respite one recent Wednesday, Camilo Mora and Guillermo Guitron sat down to discuss the family business.
Guitron and Mora are both unfailingly polite, with scarcely a criticism about the challenges of employing family.
Las Moras wines are already the market leaders of the Argentine category in the United Kingdom and in Mexico.
Las Moras features a varietal line in the sub-$10 retail, a reserve line in the sub-$15 retail, and their flagship proprietary red blend, Mora Negra.
Moras are preferably linked to voiced segments (Moren 2003 : 289).
Geminates are also preferably voiceless between vowels (Kirchner 2004 : 326) and there is no need to link them to additional moras in order to avoid their weakening.