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PronType: pronominal type

In English, this feature applies to pronouns, determiners and pronominal adverbs.

Prs: personal or possessive personal pronoun or determiner

See also the Poss feature that distinguishes normal personal pronouns from possessives. Note that Prs also includes reflexive personal/possessive pronouns.

Examples

The following pronouns have this feature:

Art: article

Article is a special case of determiner that bears the feature of definiteness.

Examples

In English, the following three determiners have this feature:

Int: interrogative pronoun, determiner or adverb

Note that the possessive interrogative determiner (whose) can be distinguished by the Poss feature.

In English, all words with the PTB tag WDT, WP, WP$ or WRB have this feature unless they mark the beginning of a relative clause.

Examples

Rel: relative pronoun or determiner

All pronouns and determiners that mark the beginning of a relative clause have this feature.

Examples

Dem: demonstrative determiner or adverb

Examples

The following determiners and adverbs have this feature:

Note that that only has this feature when it is being used as a demonstrative determiner. If it is used to mark the beginning of a clausal complement or a relative clause it does not have this feature.

Emp: emphatic pronoun

Examples

The following pronouns can have this feature:

Note that the -self pronouns only have this feature when used emphaticaly, as in 1., but not when they are used directly as arguments, as in 2., in which case they should be treated as personal pronouns

  1. Thomas himself said so (himself: PronType=Emp)
  2. Thomas saw himself in the mirror (himself: PronType=Prs)

Neg: negative pronoun or determiner

Examples

The following pronouns and determiners have this feature:

Rcp: reciprocal pronoun

Examples

Used for the following fixed expressions:

Tot: total pronoun or determiner

Examples

The following pronouns and determiners have this feature:

Ind: indefinite pronoun or determiner

Examples

The following pronouns and determiners have this feature:


PronType in other languages: [arr] [bej] [bg] [bm] [cs] [en] [fi] [fr] [ga] [gd] [gn] [gub] [gun] [hu] [hy] [it] [kpv] [la] [myu] [pcm] [qpm] [sl] [sv] [tr] [tt] [u] [uk] [urj]