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amod: adjectival modifier

An adjectival modifier of an NP is any adjectival phrase that serves to modify the meaning of the NP.

Examples

Descriptive adjectives

tíortha forbathadeveloped countries’

tíortha forbatha \n countries developed
amod(tíortha, forbatha)

bláthanna bánglaswhite or green flowers’

bláthanna bán nó glas \n flowers white or green
amod(bláthanna, bán)
amod(bláthanna, glas)

Indefinite adjectives

Baineann na prionsabail chéanna leis ‘The same principles apply’

Baineann na prionsabail chéanna leis \n Relate the principles same with_it
amod(prionsabail, chéanna)

daoine áirithecertain people’

daoine áirithe \n people certain
amod(daoine, áirithe)

Ordinal numbers

19ú haois19th century’

19ú haois \n 19th age
amod(haois, 19ú)

mac léinn ar choláistí ar an dara nó ar an tríú leibhéal ‘students of second- or third-level colleges’

mac léinn ar choláistí ar an dara nó ar an tríú leibhéal \n students [] on colleges on the second or on the third level
amod(leibhéal, dara)
conj(dara, tríú)

Adjectives acting adverbially

Despite having the POS tag ADJ, adjectives can act adverbially when preceded by the particle go (labelled mark:prt) as shown below.

Rith sé go mall. He ran slowly.

Rith sé go mall \n did_run he [PART] slow
advmod(Rith, mall)
mark:prt(mall, go)

Tháinig sé ‘na bhaile go minic chuig a mháthair. He often came home to his mother.

Tháinig sé 'na bhaile go minic chuig a máthair \n did_come he 'from_the home [PART] often toward his mother
advmod(Tháinig, minic)
mark:prt(minic, go)

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