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t Object]User: Were all occupational names given literally the occupation of the person given the name?
Weegy: Occupational bynames fill a very large category in Medieval Russian onomastics. While non-patronymic bynames are rare in period, occupational ones are among the most common of category within this group. [ Today, they hold a significant place in any study of modern surnames. The resources that are available for the study of occupational bynames are, as a rule, less than useful for SCA documentation purposes. Unbegaun devoted an entire chapter to them, but organized them by linguistic structure. Tumanova reproduced Unbegaun's list (without ascertaining which were period and which were not) in English alphabetical order. Yet, for the SCA, the most useful way to organize the names is by type of occupation so that a person can choose a name based upon the type of occupation they wish to have. Naturally, any sort of organization will have its own failings, but I have created several distinct categories (and sub-categories) that should make finding a name much easier. Writing about occupational names themselves is a fairly lengthy project and out of the modest ambitions of this article. Unbegaun (110), for example, was always much more struck by the class nature of such names: "It is natural that surnames derived from occupational names should have been borne at the beginning by the middle classes - merchants and artisans. In exceptional cases, however, even as early as the sixteenth century, representatives of the gentry bore occupational surnames." And, while it is probably true that such things are important, we know far too little about such trends to be able to draw such conclusions with certainty. As a final note, we should be careful about how we use lists of occupational names. Unbegaun notes that it would be a mistake to literally translate these names. While it is perhaps true that these bynames were originally associated with people of a specific profession, that association would have died out over time and the names would take on a life of their ... (More)
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least two factors that improve human capital and describe how these factors would improve chances of obtaining and keeping a job. User: what are capital goods?
Weegy: the capital city of France is Paris. the capital letter of France is the letter "F" the capital (money) of France is the Euro User: what is a cost-benefit analysis? User: what are the steps for a cost-benefit analysis? User: what is rational behavior? User: How a consumer can use a cost-benefit analysis to decide between buying a concert ticket or buying a new pair of jeans? Weegy: First, the consumer will weigh their options and decide if each purchase is a sound investment/decision for them. [ [ Once they have decided that each is a sound investment, they will compare the total expected cost of each option against the total expected benefits, to see whether the benefits outweigh the costs, and by how much. The consumer then decides that the jeans would provide happiness for them for many years to come, while the concert only will provide happiness for one day, they decide to go with purchasing the jeans. ] ] (More)
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Modern English is _____. a. analytic b. synthetic User: Old English was _____. a. analytic b. synthetic User: Pronouns use apostrophes to indicate possession. a. True b. False User: How is the genitive (possessive) case commonly shown in Modern English nouns? a. addings'to the singular b. addings'to the plural c. adding'sto the singular d. addingsto the plural
Weegy: a. addings'to the singular User: What class of words in Modern English retains grammatical gender? Weegy: Although some authors use the term "noun class" as a synonym or an extension of "grammatical gender", for others they are separate concepts. [ [ One can in fact say that grammatical gender is a type of noun class.There are a few traces of gender marking in Modern English: Some loanwords inflect according to gender, such as actor/actress, where the suffix -or denotes the masculine, and the suffix -ress denotes the feminine. The third person singular pronouns (and their possessive forms) are gender specific: "he/his" (masculine gender, overall used for males), "she/her(s)" (feminine gender, for females), "it/its" (neuter gender, mainly for objects and abstractions), "one/one's" (common gender, for anyone or anything). ] ] User: What class of words in Modern English retains grammatical gender? a. substantives b. personal pronouns c. subordinating conjunctions d. relative pronouns Weegy: b. personal pronouns User: If I were an earthworm, I wouldn't have to think. a. subjunctive b. indicative c. imperative Weegy: a. subjunctive (More)
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scholar a. Old English b. Greek c. Hebrew d. Latin e. Old French User: Rent. (From Latin reddita, meaning things that are returned.) Rente, the French original of rent, meant income. The English meaning is income from property. a. amelioration b. pejoration c. generalization d. specialization
Weegy: Pejoration. The conditions of doom worsen. User: I'd do it if I ___ you. a. was b. were Weegy: I'd do it if I were you. Were - answer User: Two forms of the same word are called _____. a. cognates b. doublets c. allusions d. pejoration Weegy: doublets (More)
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Doom. The original meaning was judgment, whether favorable or unfavorable. The sense of condemnation prevailed, making doom synonymous with destruction. a. amelioration b. pejoration
Weegy: Pejoration. The conditions of doom worsen. User: The Greek combining form hepta- means _____. a. five b. seven c. six d. eight Weegy: The Greek combining form hepta means seven. The answer is B. User: scholar a. Old English b. Greek c. Hebrew d. Latin e. Old French (More)
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