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PartType: PartType

Manx uses many of the same particles as Irish and Scottish Gaelic, and we have done our best to follow the annotation schemes in those treebanks.

Ad: adverbial

The particle dy is used before an adjective to create an adverbial phrase.

Examples

Comp: comparative

The comparative particle introduces a comparative adjective. This is historically a nominal, but is tagged as a particle for consistency with Irish.

Examples

Cmpl: complementizer

These complementizers are used to introduce a clausal complement.

Examples

Inf: infinitive

The particle y is used with a verbal noun to form the infinitive in Manx. The verb form is usually lenited.

Examples

Vb: verbal

Verbal particles include the negative particle cha and the negative relativizer nagh (the positive relativizer is usually omitted in Manx, unlike Irish).

Examples

Voc: vocative

The vocative particle is y, and is sometimes used to directly address someone.

Examples


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