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VerbForm: form of verb or deverbative

Values: Conv Fin Inf NomAg Part Vnoun

Even though the name of the feature seems to suggest that it is used exclusively with verbs, this is not the case. The Part value can also be used with adjectives, while the NomAg and Vnoun value can also be used with nouns.

Conv: converb, gerund

The converb, also called adverbial participle or traditionally gerund, is a non-finite verb form that shares properties of verbs and adverbs.

Imperfective verbs form present converb, meaning “while doing”.

Imperfective verbs form present converb, meaning “as if while doing”.

Perfective verbs form past converb, meaning “after having done”.

Examples

Fin: finite

Finite verb occurs in the indicative and imperative.

Examples

Inf: infinitive

Infinitive is the citation form of verbs. It is also appears as the argument of modal and other verbs.

Examples

NomAg: Nomen Agensis

The Nomen Agensis is derived from a verb with an agent or performer, and it represents the nominalization of the subject.

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Part: participle

Participle is a non-finite verb form that shares properties of verbs and adjectives. Komi-Zyrian has three types of participles:

Participles can be promoted to noun phrase head position and therefore be declined like nouns.

Examples

Vnoun: verbal noun

The verbal noun in Komi-Zyrian represents a mixture of verb and nominal features.

Examples


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