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Postmodifying clauses in the English noun phrase

a corpus-based study

by Pieter de Haan

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Published by Rodopi in Amsterdam, Atlanta, GA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Noun phrase -- Data processing.,
  • English language -- Clauses -- Data processing.,
  • English language -- Discourse analysis.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-219) and indexes.

    StatementPieter de Haan.
    SeriesLanguage and computers., no. 3
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1205 .H3 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 230 p. :
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1806693M
    ISBN 109051831234
    LC Control Number89214050

      Definition: A noun phrase is a group word with a noun or a pronoun as the head & other constituents as modifiers. Example: The second black bag on the table is very nice. art numeral adj head PP 7. Functions: noun phrases perform 6 major grammatical functions in the English language Subject: This book is very interesting. S2. Noun Clauses. Noun clauses are defined as subordinate clauses formed by a subordinating conjunction followed by a clause. The subordinating conjunctions in English that introduce noun clauses are that, Ø, if, whether, wh- words, and wh-ever words. For example, the following clauses are examples of noun clauses.

    In other words, to use the terminology used by Pieter de Haan on page 81 of his book Postmodifying Clauses in the English Noun Phrase: A Corpus-based Study, it . modifies within the same phrase. In this case, a postpositive or postmodifying adjective phrase comes after the head and inside the NP. Usually when adjective phrases modify nouns, they are attributive; that is, they appear before the 1 Remember that a noun phrase is a noun File Size: KB.

    With nuts is a prepositional phrase. It begins with the preposition with, and it ends with the noun nuts.. The whole phrase is telling us more about the cake. Cake is a noun. It tells us which cake it is answering one of the adjective questions, it is acting as an adjective modifying the noun cake.. Onto the floor is telling us more about where the cake fell. Name: File Size: Date: Downloads: useful phrases for making sentences in English free: MB:


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Postmodifying Clauses in the English Noun Phrase: A Corpus-Based Study (Language and Computers) [Haan, Pieter de] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Postmodifying Clauses in the English Noun Phrase: A Corpus-Based Study (Language and Computers)Cited by: Postmodifying Clauses in the English Noun Phrase: A Corpus-based Study.

Postmodifying Clauses in the English Noun Phrase.: This book reports on the results of a project whose aim was to give a detailed description of a number of syntactic properties of postmodifying clauses in the English NP, and study the way in which some of these properties are related to each other in a variety of text tyoes.3/5(1).

Get this from a library. Postmodifying clauses in the English noun phrase: a corpus-based study. [Pieter de Haan]. In English grammar, a postmodifier is a modifier that follows the word or phrase it limits or qualifies. Modification by a postmodifier is called postmodification.

As discussed below, there are many different types of postmodifiers, but the most common are prepositional phrases and relative : Richard Nordquist. Postmodifying clauses in the English noun phrase: a corpus-based study.

Amsterdam - Atlanta, GA: Rodopi. MLA Citation. Haan, Pieter de. Postmodifying clauses in the English noun phrase: a corpus-based study / Pieter de Haan Rodopi Amsterdam - Atlanta, GA. Specifying the Noun Phrase. Computational Linguistics Fries, P. () Post nominal modifiers in the English noun phrase.

In P. Collins and D. Lee () (eds) The Clause in English. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Haan, P. de () Postmodifying clauses in the English Noun Phrase: a corpus-based study, Amsterdam: Rodopi.

In English grammar, a premodifier is a modifier that precedes the head of a noun phrase or word that determines the meaning of a phrase. Premodifiers are most often adjectives, participles, and nouns.

When used as an adjective to characterize a person or Author: Richard Nordquist. ®Nprepositional phrases that unambiguously postmodify a preceding nominal head. Such unambiguously postmodifying constructions are typically of two types: (i) in the absence of certain verbs like 'accuse', postnominal o/-phrases and (ii) preverbal NP-PP sequences, e.g.

The man in/®. History and structure in the English Noun Phrase: Introduction. (i.e. phrases or clauses). The aim of the present article is to challenge this assumption.

the role of postdeterminer. A noun phrase is a group of words that work together to name and describe a person, place, thing, or idea. When we look at the structure of writing, we treat a noun phrase the same way we treat a common noun.

Like all nouns, a noun phrase can be a subject, object, or complement. Noun clauses are dependent clauses that must be paired with an independent (main) clause.

To see if a clause is a noun clause, identify its role in the sentence. If it is acting as a noun, it is a noun clause (as opposed to an adjective clause, for example). In Gorontalonese, the head of the Noun Phrase is always placed at beginning of the phrase followed by the other supporting elements, which helps in the description of the head noun.

On the other hand, the Noun Phrase in English follows the supporting elements, which is placed in the beginning of the Noun Phrase, which helps in the description Author: Muziatun Muziatun.

Grammar Bytes. | © 4 If, however, we revise dog and choose more specific words instead, the relative clause becomes nonessential and does require commas to separate it from the rest of the sentence. Read this revision: My dog Floyd, who eats too much pizza, has developed pepperoni breath.

NOUN CLAUSES Any clause that functions as a noun becomes a noun Size: KB. On the exploration of corpus data by means of problem-oriented tagging: Postmodifying clauses in the English noun phrase Haan, Pieter de 30,00 € / $ / £ (The relative clause is non-restrictive, indicating that all the students have done the reading, and they all know what an antecedent is.) I want a book in a language which I can read.

I want a book in English, which I can read. They invited us to a dinner which was delicious. The findings show that fi nite and non-finite clauses postmodifying noun phrases are by far the most frequently used category in the older texts.

In the modern texts, however, this category decreases in favour of clauses occupying a noun phrase slot and adverbial. It is always part of a sentence that contains an independent clause, but the noun clause can be part of the independent clause, and we're going to see that in a moment.

Additional things that are in noun phrases • Relative clauses – The book that I read – The book that annoyed you • Prepositional phrases – The book on the table – The book about linguistics • Adjectives – The blue book – The book (that is) bluer than the sky Gender/Noun Class • English has gender on third person singular.

A noun phrase is a unified group of words that has a noun as a head word. The group may have modifying words before the noun and modifying prepositional phrases or restrictive, defining relative. Clauses - English Grammar Today - a reference to written and spoken English grammar and usage - Cambridge Dictionary.

Sequence of Adjectives in the English Noun Phrase (Ryšavá ). Definitions Noun phrase Quirk (, –) describes the noun phrase in detail, both from the point of view of morphology and syntax. As he suggests, a noun phrase may have different functions in a sentence, the typical being the subject and object.

The simplest.Noun Clauses in Complex Sentences. source: Structure Reference Book II and III. A noun clause is a clause that does the work of a noun or noun phrase in a sentence.

A noun clause is a dependent clause, i.e. it cannot stand alone as a sentence but is a part of the sentence in which it occurs, and performs one function in the sentence.

It can function as. a. a subject. Leanne teaches us about Noun Clauses with Question Words in the English Language. Join us at our next Smrt Live Class. Every Wednesday at .