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acl: clausal modifier of noun

Head of an adjectival or relative clause, usually marking the verb or nominal predicate in that clause, when the clause is marked by a relative converter (the Coptic language specific POS tag CREL, which is given the label mark, regardless of which form is used, such as ⲉⲧ, ⲉⲧⲉ, ⲉⲧⲉⲣⲉ or ⲉ; for circumstantial conversion see advcl). The arrow points from the modified element (usually a noun) to the predicate of the relative clause.


ⲛⲉⲧⲛ ⲏⲣⲡ ⲉⲧ ⲗⲟⲙⲥ \n your wine which is foul
acl(ⲏⲣⲡ, ⲗⲟⲙⲥ)

The p-et relative construction

Articles expanded by a relative clause in the p-et construction are actually stand-ins for a full NP head, so they are expanded using the function acl as in any other relative clause (‘the one which…’). See for instance both expanded articles in this example:

ⲃⲁⲥⲓⲙⲟⲥ/PROPN ⲡ/DET ⲉⲧ/SCONJ ϣⲟⲟⲡ/VERB ϩⲛ/ADP ⲛ/DET ⲉⲧ/SCONJ ⲟⲩⲁⲁⲃ/VERB \n Basimos, the one who is among the ones who are holy


acl in other languages: [bej] [bg] [bm] [cop] [cs] [de] [el] [en] [es] [et] [eu] [fi] [fr] [fro] [ga] [gsw] [hy] [it] [ja] [kk] [no] [pcm] [pt] [ro] [ru] [sv] [swl] [tr] [u] [urj] [yue] [zh]