Alex Chengyu Fang

Department of Phonetics and Linguistics
University College London
Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT

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The Adverb Phrase (AVP)

Overview      

   Function   

   Explanation   

   Realisaion   

AVHD

Adverb phrase head

ADV

AVPO

Adverb phrase postmodifier

AVP
CL
NP
PP

AVPR

Adverb phrase premodifier

AVP
NP

   
Example We live very far from the bull ring.
   
Output
- AVP()
 AVPR AVP(inten)
  AVHD ADV(inten) {very}
 AVHD ADV(ge) {far}
 AJPO PP()
  P PREP(ge) {from}
  PC NP()
   DT DTP()
    DTCE ART(def) {the}
   NPHD N(com,sing) {bull-ring}
   
Tree


Author: Alex Chengyu Fang - Last updated: 23 September 1997