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VERB: verb

Definition

A verb is a member of the syntactic class of words typically denoting events and actions, constituting a minimal predicate in a clause, governing the number and types of dependents which may occur in the clause. In Italian verbs are associated with the following grammatical categories: tense, mood and voice, which can either be expressed inflectionally or using auxilliary verbs or particles.

Note that the VERB tag covers main verbs (content verbs) and copulas but it does not cover auxiliary verbs, for which the AUX tag is used.

Participles used as adjectives are classified as ADJ.

Corresponding language-specific part-of-speech tags

V: Main verb

Examples


VERB in other languages: [bej] [bg] [bm] [cs] [cy] [da] [en] [ess] [et] [eu] [fi] [fro] [fr] [ga] [grc] [hu] [hy] [it] [ja] [kk] [kpv] [myv] [no] [pcm] [pt] [ru] [sl] [sv] [tr] [tt] [uk] [u] [urj] [yue] [zh]