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nsubj: nominal subject

A nominal subject is a noun phrase which is the syntactic subject of a clause.


Rachaidh abhaile `She will go home’

Rachaidh sí abhaile \n Will_go she home
nsubj(Rachaidh, sí)

In a copula construction, the nsubj is dependent on the predicate (in this case the noun réitigh ‘solution’).

Is réitigh sealadach iad `They are temporary solutions’

Is réitigh sealadach iad \n Is temporary solutions they
nsubj(réitigh, iad)
cop(réitigh, Is)

The head of an infinitival phrase can also be nsubj in a copula construction – in Irish, the infinitive verb form is a verbal noun.

Ar mhaith leat teach a cheannach ? ‘Would you like to buy a house?’

Ar mhaith leat teach a cheannach ? \n Is good with_you house to buy?
nsubj(mhaith, cheannach)

nsubj in other languages: [bg] [bm] [cop] [cs] [de] [el] [en] [es] [et] [eu] [fi] [fr] [fro] [ga] [hy] [it] [ja] [kk] [kmr] [kpv] [mr] [myv] [no] [pcm] [pt] [ro] [ru] [sv] [swl] [tr] [u] [yue] [zh]