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acl: clausal modifier of noun

acl stands for finite and non-finite clauses that modify a nominal. The acl relation contrasts with the advcl relation, which is used for adverbial clauses that modify a predicate. The head of the acl relation is the noun that is modified, and the dependent is the head of the clause that modifies the noun.

Note that in Armenian relative clauses get assigned a specific relation acl:relcl, a subtype of acl.

քաղաքը , որ կոչվում է Պոլիս \n the-city , that is called Polis
acl(քաղաքը, կոչվում)
acl(the-city, called)

This relation is also used for optional depictives. The adjective is taken to modify the nominal of which it provides a secondary predication. See xcomp for further discussion.

Նա մոլոր մտավ սենյակ : \n He entered the room errant .
acl(Նա, մոլոր)
acl(He, errant)
Գունատ նկարեց կնոջը ։ \n He-painted his-wife pale .
acl(կնոջը, Գունատ)
acl(his-wife, pale)

Armenian also allows finite clausal complements for nouns with a subset of pronouns like այն or նրանում. These look roughly like relative clauses, but do not have any omitted role in the dependent clause. These are also analyzed as acl.

Բանն այն է , որ նա չի գալու ։ \n The_fact it is , that he will-not came . 
acl(այն, գալու)
acl(it, came)

acl in other languages: [bej] [bg] [bm] [cop] [cs] [de] [el] [en] [es] [et] [eu] [fi] [fr] [fro] [ga] [gsw] [hy] [it] [ja] [kk] [no] [pcm] [pt] [ro] [ru] [sv] [swl] [tr] [u] [urj] [yue] [zh]