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obj: direct object

The direct object of a verb is the noun phrase that denotes the entity acted upon. The direct object is typically marked by the accusative case in Greek.

Ο υπουργός ενημέρωσε το σώμα
obj(ενημέρωσε, σώμα)

However, some verbs take objects in genitive:

Η Αντιγόνη μοιάζει της Αρετής.Gen
obj(μοιάζει, Αρετής.Gen)
Οι συνεδριάσεις προηγούνται των αποφάσεων.Gen
obj(προηγούνται, αποφάσεων.Gen)

In general, if there is just one object, it should be labeled obj, regardless of the morphological case or semantic role that it bears.

When two objects are present, one of them is labeled as obj and the other as iobj. Generally, the most directly affected object (patient) is marked as obj. The one exception is when there is a clausal complement. Then the clausal complement is regarded as iobj “clausal direct object” and an object nominal will be an iobj. See iobj for more details.

See the expl relation for cases of clitic doubling.

obj in other languages: [bej] [bg] [bm] [cop] [cs] [de] [el] [en] [es] [ess] [et] [eu] [fi] [fr] [fro] [ga] [gsw] [hy] [it] [ja] [ka] [kk] [kmr] [ky] [mr] [no] [pcm] [pt] [qpm] [ro] [ru] [sl] [sv] [swl] [tr] [u] [uz] [vi] [yue] [zh]