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NP
noun phrase
can contain: (DET), (A), N, (PP)
(DET)
Determiner
(A)
Adjective
N
Noun
can also be a pronoun
(PP)
Prepositional Phrase
VP
verb phrase
can contain: V, (NP), (PP)
S
sentance
can be any clause
clause
contains a noun & a verb
Comp. Relitive
Inderect Object
Direct Object
Subject
Oblique - Object of a Prep
Possessor
Aux
auxilary verb
"Helping" Verbs
Two kinds: Modal, non-modal
Modal
alters factual info about the verb
9
can, could, shall, should, may, might, must, will, would
Non-modal
maintains factual info
3
do, be, have
constituent
linguistical name for "words" that make up sentances
immediate dominance
when a node is directly under another node it is immediately dominated
direct object
an NP that is immediately dominated by VP
subject
NP that is immediately dominated by S
intransitive verbs
verb that cannot take a direct object
transitive verbs
verb that can take a direct object
grammatical relation
term used to capture the syntactic relationship in a clause between an NP and the predicate clause.
information questions
WH-word
WH-words (7)
who (whom), why, when, where, which, what, how
embedded clause
clause that is found within another clause
subordinate clause
embedded clause that cannot stand alone
matrix clause
embedded clause + subordinate clause
relative clause
one clause is embedded into an NP of another clause