De-leashin’ Transformation - a transformation that removes the leash tying a node to a tree. The node invariably runs away, thus leaving the position vacant and converting sequence XAY into XØY.
Number Agreement - subjects and predicates must agree in degree of numbness. If the subject is number, then the predicate must have greater numbness also.
dame - OE dǣme, OHG dāme < PWGmc *dām- < PGmc *dēm- < PIE *dhēm- ‘woman, wench’, whence also Lat. fēmina; borrowed into OF from OHG ca. 1100, whence mod.Fr. dame.