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expl: expletive

This relation captures an existential det in extraposition constructions. Note that in some dialects of Swedish där can be used in the same way. Only det is currently attested in the treebank. There is further discussion and examples on the universal dependency page (u-dep/expl).

Det finns inga vetenskapliga belägg \n There is no scientific evidence
expl(finns, Det)

expl in other languages: [bg] [de] [el] [en] [fr] [fro] [gsw] [it] [no] [pt] [ro] [ru] [sv] [tr] [u] [yue]