Alex Chengyu Fang

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

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The Noun Phrase (NP)

Overview      

   Function   

Explanation

   Realisaion   

NPHD

Noun phrase head

N
NADJ
PROFM
PRON

NPPO

Noun phrase postmodifier

AJP
AVP
CL
NP
PP

NPPR

Noun phrase premodifier

AJP
AVP
NP

GENF

Genitive function

GENM

   
Example The problem lies in the paucity and the confusing nature of the sources currently available as well as controversy arising over their interpretation.
   
Output
- NP()
 DT DTP()
  DTCE ART(def) {the}
 NPPR AJP(attru)
  AJHD ADJ(ingp) {confusing}
 NPHD N(com,sing) {nature}
 NPPO PP()
  P PREP(ge) {of}
  PC NP()
   DT DTP()
    DTCE ART(def) {the}
   NPHD N(com,plu) {sources}
   NPPO AJP(attrd)
    AJPR AVP(ge)
     AVHD ADV(ge) {currently}
    AJHD ADJ(ge) {available}
   
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Author: Alex Chengyu Fang - Last updated: 23 September 1997