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nsubj: nominal subject

A nominal subject is a NP which is the syntactic subject of a clause; in Russian, the phrase is in the Nominative Case. (See csubj for when the subject is clausal. See nsubjpass and csubjpass for when the subject is not the proto-agent argument due to valence changing operations.) The governor of the nsubj relation might not always be a verb: when the verb is a copular verb, the root of the clause is the complement of the copular verb, which can be an adjective or noun.

Ленинградскую симфонию написал Шостакович . \n Leningrad Symphony wrote Shostakovich .
nsubj(написал, Шостакович)
nsubj(wrote, Shostakovich)
Автомобиль красный . \n Car is-red .
nsubj(красный, Автомобиль)
nsubj(is-red, Car)

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