Alex Chengyu Fang

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

Phone 0171 380 7777 ext 3169
Fax   0171 383 4108
Email a.fang@phonetics.ucl.ac.uk
WWW   http://www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/home/alex/home.htm


The Lancaster-Oslo-Bergen (LOB) Tagset

Tag Explanation
!
&FO
&FW
(
)
*'
**'
*-
,
-----
.
...
:
;
?
ABL
ABN
ABX
AP
AP$
APS
APS$
AT
ATI
BE
BED
BEDZ
BEG
BEM
BEN
BER
BEZ
CC
CD
CD$
CD-CD
CD1
CD1$
CD1S
CDS
CS
DO
DOD
DOZ
DT
DT$
DTI
DTS
DTX
EX
HV
HVD
HVG
HVN
HVZ
IN
JJ
JJB
JJR
JJT
JNP
MD
NC
NN
NN$
NNP
NNP$
NNPS
NNPS$
NNS
NNS$
NNU
NNU$
NNUS
NNUS$
NP
NP$
NPL
NPL$
NPLS
NPLS$
NPS
NPS$
NPT
NPT$
NPTS
NPTS$
NR
NR$
NRS
NRS$
OD
OD$
PN
PN$
PP$
PP$$
PP1A
PP1AS
PP1O
PP1OS
PP2
PP3
PP3A
PP3AS
PP3O
PP3OS
PPL
PPLS
QL
QLP
RB
RB$
RBR
RBT
RI
RN
RP
TO
UH
VB
VBD
VBG
VBN
VBZ
WDT
WP
WP$
WPA
WPO
WQL
WRB
XNOT
ZZ
exclamation mark
formula
foreign word
left bracket
right bracket
begin quote
end quote
dash
comma
beginning or end of sentence marker
full stop
ellipsis
colon
semicolon
question mark
pre-qualifier (quite, rather, such)
pre-quantifier (all, half)
pre-quantifier/double conjunction (both)
post-determiner (few, fewer, former, last, little, several, very, etc.)
other�s
others
others�
singular article (a, an, every)
singular or plural article (the, no)
be
were
was
being
am, �m
been
are, �re
is, �s
coordinating conjunction (and, and/or, but, nor, only, or, yet)
cardinal (two, three, etc.; hundred, thousand, etc.; dozen, zero)
cardinal + genitive
hyphenated pair of cardinals
one, 1
one�s
ones
cardinal + plural (tens, millions, dozens, etc.)
subordinating conjunction (after, although, etc.)
do
did
does, �s
singular determiner (another, each, that, this)
singular determiner + genitive (another�s)
singular or plural determiner (any, enough, some)
plural determiner (these, those)
determiner/double conjunction (either, neither)
existential there
have
had, �d
having
had (past participle)
has, �s
preposition (about, above, etc.)
adjective attributive-only
adjective (chief, entire, main, etc.)
comparative adjective
superlative adjective
adjective with w.i.c. (English, German, etc.)
modal auxiliary (�ll, can, could, etc.)
cited word
singular common noun
singular common noun + genitive
singular common noun with w.i.c. (Englishman, German, etc.)
singular common noun with w.i.c. + genitive
plural common noun with w.i.c.
plural common noun with w.i.c. + genitive
plural common noun
plural common noun + genitive
abbreviated unit of measurement unmarked for number (hr, lb, etc.)
possessive abbreviated neutral unit of measurement: e.g. cwt�s
abbreviated plural unit of measurement (gns, yds, etc.)
possessive abbrev. plural unit of measurement: e.g. c.c.s�
singular proper noun
singular proper noun + genitive
singular locative noun with w.i.c. (Abbey, Bridge, etc.)
singular locative noun with w.i.c. + genitive
plural locative noun with w.i.c.
plural locative noun with w.i.c. + genitive
plural proper noun
plural proper noun + genitive
singular titular noun with w.i.c. (Archbishop, Captain, etc.)
singular titular noun with w.i.c. + genitive
plural titular noun with w.i.c.
plural titular noun with w.i.c. + genitive
singular adverbial noun (January; Sunday; east; today; downtown; home)
singular adverbial noun + genitive
plural adverbial noun
plural adverbial noun + genitive
ordinal (1st, first, etc.)
ordinal + genitive
nominal pronoun (anybody, anyone, anything; everybody, everyone, etc.)
nominal pronoun + genitive
possessive determiner (my, your, etc.)
possessive pronoun (mine, yours, etc.)
personal pronoun, 1st pers sing nom (I)
personal pronoun, 1st pers plur nom (we)
personal pronoun, 1st pers sing acc (me)
personal pronoun, 1st pers plur acc (us, �s)
personal pronoun, 2nd pers (you, thou, thee, ye)
personal pronoun, 3rd pers sing nom+acc (it)
personal pronoun, 3rd pers sing nom (he, she)
personal pronoun, 3rd pers plur nom (they)
personal pronoun, 3rd pers sing acc (him, her)
personal pronoun, 3rd pers plur acc (them, �em)
singular reflexive pronoun
plural reflexive pronoun, reciprocal pronoun
qualifier (as, awfully, less, more, so, too, very, etc.)
post-qualifier (enough, indeed)
adverb
adverb + genitive (else�s)
comparative adverb
superlative adverb
adverb (homograph of preposition: below, near, etc.)
nominal adverb (here, now, there, then, etc.)
adverbial particle (back, down, off, etc.)
infinitival to
interjection
base form of verb
past tense of verb
present participle, gerund
past participle
3rd person singular of verb
WH-determiner (what, whatever, whatsoever, interrogative which, whichever)
WH-pronoun, interrogative, nom+acc (who, whoever)
WH-pronoun, interrogative, gen (whose)
WH-pronoun, nom (whosoever)
WH-pronoun, interrogative, acc (whom, whomsoever)
WH-degree adverb: e.g. how, however, in how green, however well
WH-adverb (how, when, etc.)
not, n�t
letter of the alphabet (e, pi, x, etc.)


Last updated: 11 September 1997