Feature Government System ( Concept )

      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Data Structure
                  |_ Feature Distribution System
                        |_ Feature Government System


A type of FeatureDistributionSystem; in a given language, it is the system according to which feature values (of a particular feature) are determined for elements through government (i.e. where the form of the element is determined by the presence of another element).

data Structure Relation Thing     This subsumes all structuring relations used for LinguisticDataStructures. As a naming convention to distinguish relations in data structure from other relations, all names of dataStructuringRelations begin with 'has-'.

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