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acl: clausal modifier of noun

acl stands for finite and non-finite clauses that modify a nominal. The acl relation contrasts with the advcl relation, which is used for adverbial clauses that modify a predicate. The head of the acl relation is the noun that is modified, and the dependent is the head of the clause that modifies the noun.

muž , o kterém jsem mluvil \n man , about whom I-have talked
acl(muž, mluvil)
acl(man, talked)

This relation is also used for optional depictives. The adjective is taken to modify the nominal of which it provides a secondary predication. See u-dep/xcomp for further discussion of resultatives and depictives.

Alena vstoupila do místnosti smutná . \n Alena entered to room sad .
acl(Alena-1, smutná)
acl(Alena-8, sad)
Namaloval svou ženu nahou . \n He-painted his wife naked .
acl(ženu, nahou)
acl(wife, naked)

Czech also allows finite clausal complements for nouns with a subset of nouns like fact or report. These look roughly like relative clauses, but do not have any omitted role in the dependent clause. These are also analyzed as acl.

Příčinou není fakt , že by kina navštívilo víc diváků . \n Cause is-not the-fact , that would cinemas visit more filmgoers .
acl(fakt, navštívilo)
acl(the-fact, visit)

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]