Phrase ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/Phrase


Thing
      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Unit
                  |_ Grammar Unit
                        |_ Syntactic Unit
                              |_ Syntactic Construction
                                    |_ Phrase

Direct SubConcepts:

AdjectivePhrase  NounPhrase  VerbPhrase  



Definition:

Phrase is the class of syntactic constructions that consist of one or more syntactic words, but lack the subject-predicate organization of a clause. Phrases get their grammatical characteristics according to what word occupies the head position; thus, all phrases have heads [Crystal 1980, 232-233; Pei and Gaynor 1954, 169; Pike and Pike 1982, 453].


Usage Notes

Examples

PropertiesValuesDefinition
acoustic Realization Spoken Linguistic Expression     The relation between some linguistic unit and its corresponding spoken expression.
constituents Thing     The relation holding between a linguistic unit and a list (rdf:Seq) of its constituents.
has Constituent Linguistic Unit     The relation hasConstituent is an abstract partial ordering relation that expresses dominance between two linguistic units. This relation is meant to cover all possible types of linguistic constituency: phonological, morphological, syntactic, etc. constituency.
has Syntactic Constituent Syntactic Unit     The relation hasSyntacticConstituent is an abstract partial ordering relation that expresses dominance between two syntactic units. This relation is meant to cover all possible types of syntactic constituency.
in Language Human Language Variety     The relation that holds between a LinguisticSign and a Language. The sign is said to be a member or part of that language.
realization Linguistic Expression     The relation holding between a linguistic unit and its physical form, either a spoken, written or signed expression.
signed Realization Signed Linguistic Expression     The relation between some linguistic unit and its corresponding signed expression.
string Rep string    
written Realization Written Linguistic Expression     The relation between some linguistic unit and its corresponding written expression.

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