Verbal ( Concept )

      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Part Of Speech Property
                        |_ Predicator
                              |_ Verbal

Direct SubConcepts:

Copulative  ExistentialMarker  ProVerb  Auxiliary  Copula  Converb  CoVerb  


A Verbal is a part of speech whose members typically signal events and actions; constitute, singly or in a phrase, a minimal predicate in a clause; govern the number and types of other constituents which may occur in the clause; and, in inflectional languages, may be inflected for tense, aspect, voice, modality, or agreement with other constituents in person, number, or grammatical gender [Crystal 1997: 409; Givon 1984: 52; Payne 1997: 47].

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User Submitted Issues
Status: Pending Add concept for Verb gender?
2010-12-16 13:07:46

Not sure if this has a term or if it is found anywhere, but Archi gives gender to its verbs, based on inanimate and animate, and possible feminine/masculine as well. Pending further research.