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The mood of the verb in the subordinate clause, indicative in AEthelberht and subjunctive throughout classical Old English, is also paralleled by most Frankish legislation, where the verb of the subordinate clause is most likely future perfect indicative.
The distinction between the lay text and the law text lies not in their use of subordinate clauses but in the type of subordinate clause they use.
If a subordinate clause follows the main clause, add a comma if the clause is nonrestrictive, that is, if it could be omitted without altering the fundamental meaning of the sentence.
Relative clause--a subordinate clause that modifies a noun or noun phrase.
In the absence of one of the markers mentioned in Table 2, the only other way in which Otomi subordinate clauses are distinct from main clauses is the occurrence of certain tense markers, which code person plus Contemporality, Posteriority or Anteriority, and cliticize to the verb.
The instance in 21:15a occurs in a subordinate clause (Greek [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], Syriac [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]).
Though the verb in the past participle differ in each dialect, the Latin order is not violated (although we cannot say that the versions intentionally kept it), even in a subordinate clause.
Finite adverbial clauses are subordinate clauses marked by conjunctions such as when, because, and if As can be seen in examples (1) to (3), in English, as well as many other languages (cf.
Similarly in both the Gloria and the Agnus Dei the personal pronoun you is used instead of the proper English equivalent of the Latin qui, who, a relative pronoun to introduce a subordinate clause.
The usual place for the verb in a paet-clause-whether a noun clause, a result clause, or any other type of subordinate clause - in Old English poetry seems to have been verse-final (and stressed), as in Beowulf 88, |paet he dogora gehwam dream gehyrde', or Beowulf 92, |cwaed paet se aelmihtiga eordan worhte'.
dependent clause--a group of words that contains a subject and verb but cannot stand alone as a complete sentence; also called a subordinate clause
If they've got the tools and they understand what a subordinate clause is, then they've got the ability to create something themselves rather than stick to what someone has told them is right,' (teacher, school 7)