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Treebank Statistics: UD_English-GUM: Relations: vocative

This relation is universal.

78 nodes (0%) are attached to their parents as vocative.

44 instances of vocative (56%) are left-to-right (parent precedes child). Average distance between parent and child is 3.85897435897436.

The following 18 pairs of parts of speech are connected with vocative: VERB-PROPN (18; 23% instances), VERB-NOUN (17; 22% instances), NOUN-PROPN (7; 9% instances), ADJ-NOUN (4; 5% instances), NOUN-NOUN (4; 5% instances), VERB-PRON (4; 5% instances), ADJ-PROPN (3; 4% instances), ADV-NOUN (3; 4% instances), ADV-PROPN (3; 4% instances), INTJ-PROPN (3; 4% instances), PROPN-PROPN (3; 4% instances), INTJ-NOUN (2; 3% instances), INTJ-PRON (2; 3% instances), ADV-PRON (1; 1% instances), PRON-NOUN (1; 1% instances), PRON-PROPN (1; 1% instances), VERB-ADJ (1; 1% instances), X-PROPN (1; 1% instances).

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1	What	what	PRON	WP	PronType=Int	4	obj	4:obj	Discourse=topic-question:1->2:1|XML=<w>
2	'd	do	AUX	VBD	Mood=Ind|Number=Sing|Person=2|Tense=Past|VerbForm=Fin	4	aux	4:aux	XML=</w>
3	you	you	PRON	PRP	Case=Nom|Number=Sing|Person=2|PronType=Prs	4	nsubj	4:nsubj	Entity=(1-person-acc:com-cf1-1-ana)
4	do	do	VERB	VB	VerbForm=Inf	0	root	0:root	_
5	Sabrina	Sabrina	PROPN	NNP	Number=Sing	4	vocative	4:vocative	Entity=(1-person-giv:act-cf1-1-coref)|SpaceAfter=No
6	?	?	PUNCT	.	_	4	punct	4:punct	_

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1	I	I	PRON	PRP	Case=Nom|Number=Sing|Person=1|PronType=Prs	2	nsubj	2:nsubj	Discourse=restatement-repetition_m:145->141:2|Entity=(5-person-giv:inact-cf1-1-ana)
2	got	get	VERB	VBD	Mood=Ind|Number=Sing|Person=1|Tense=Past|VerbForm=Fin	0	root	0:root	_
3	big	big	ADJ	JJ	Degree=Pos	4	amod	4:amod	Entity=(62-person-giv:inact-cf2-4-coref
4	armies	army	NOUN	NNS	Number=Plur	2	obj	2:obj	SpaceAfter=No
5	,	,	PUNCT	,	_	6	punct	6:punct	_
6	buddy	buddy	NOUN	NN	Number=Sing	2	vocative	2:vocative	Entity=(2-person-giv:inact-cf3-1-coref)62)|SpaceAfter=No
7	.	.	PUNCT	.	_	2	punct	2:punct	_

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1	Way	way	NOUN	NN	Number=Sing	0	root	0:root	Discourse=joint-list_m:250->249:0
2	to	to	PART	TO	_	3	mark	3:mark	_
3	go	go	VERB	VB	VerbForm=Inf	1	acl	1:acl:to	_
4	Carolyn	Carolyn	PROPN	NNP	Number=Sing	1	vocative	1:vocative	Entity=(66-person-giv:inact-cf1-1-coref)|SpaceAfter=No
5	.	.	PUNCT	.	_	1	punct	1:punct	_