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clause/Phrase(-atom) type

The linguistic kind of objects.

This feature is present on objects of type clause(_atom), phrase(_atom).

Clause (atom)

For clause-like objects the values provide a classification on the basis of the constituents of the clause. This feature is also known as clause (atom) type.

Note

I prefer a more informative definition.

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code description
AjCl Adjective clause
CPen Casus pendens
Defc Defective clause atom
Ellp Ellipsis
InfA Infinitive absolute clause
InfC Infinitive construct clause
MSyn Macrosyntactic sign
NmCl Nominal clause
Ptcp Participle clause
Reop Reopening
Unkn Unknown
Voct Vocative clause
Way0 Wayyiqtol-null clause
WayX Wayyiqtol-X clause
WIm0 We-imperative-null clause
WImX We-imperative-X clause
WQt0 We-qatal-null clause
WQtX We-qatal-X clause
WxI0 We-x-imperative-null clause
WXIm We-X-imperative clause
WxIX We-x-imperative-X clause
WxQ0 We-x-qatal-null clause
WXQt We-X-qatal clause
WxQX We-x-qatal-X clause
WxY0 We-x-yiqtol-null clause
WXYq We-X-yiqtol clause
WxYX We-x-yiqtol-X clause
WYq0 We-yiqtol-null clause
WYqX We-yiqtol-X clause
xIm0 x-imperative-null clause
XImp X-imperative clause
xImX x-imperative-X clause
XPos Extraposition
xQt0 x-qatal-null clause
XQtl X-qatal clause
xQtX x-qatal-X clause
xYq0 x-yiqtol-null clause
XYqt X-yiqtol clause
xYqX x-yiqtol-X clause
ZIm0 Zero-imperative-null clause
ZImX Zero-imperative-X clause
ZQt0 Zero-qatal-null clause
ZQtX Zero-qatal-X clause
ZYq0 Zero-yiqtol-null clause
ZYqX Zero-yiqtol-X clause

Phrase (atom)

For phrase-like objects the values provide a classification on the basis of the syntactic function of the phrase. This feature is also known as phrase (atom) type.

Note

I prefer a more informative definition.

Explain why is this a useful feature? Examples needed.

code description
VP Verbal phrase
NP Nominal phrase
PrNP Proper-noun phrase
AdvP Adverbial phrase
PP Prepositional phrase
CP Conjunctive phrase
PPrP Personal pronoun phrase
DPrP Demonstrative pronoun phrase
IPrP Interrogative pronoun phrase
InjP Interjectional phrase
NegP Negative phrase
InrP Interrogative phrase
AdjP Adjective phrase