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Treebank Statistics: UD_English-LinES: POS Tags: VERB

There are 1456 VERB lemmas (18%), 2450 VERB types (24%) and 9728 VERB tokens (12%). Out of 17 observed tags, the rank of VERB is: 3 in number of lemmas, 2 in number of types and 3 in number of tokens.

The 10 most frequent VERB lemmas: be, say, have, go, know, make, see, come, do, take

The 10 most frequent VERB types: was, said, know, had, have, see, is, do, made, going

The 10 most frequent ambiguous lemmas: be (AUX 2404, VERB 465), say (VERB 312, ADJ 1), have (AUX 772, VERB 239), make (VERB 176, ADJ 1), see (VERB 175, ADJ 1), come (VERB 155, ADJ 2), do (AUX 258, VERB 141), look (VERB 130, NOUN 20, ADJ 3), get (VERB 129, AUX 13), use (VERB 125, NOUN 17, ADJ 1)

The 10 most frequent ambiguous types: was (AUX 693, VERB 210), said (VERB 210, ADJ 1), had (AUX 442, VERB 102), have (AUX 156, VERB 101), is (AUX 475, VERB 83), do (AUX 105, VERB 73), get (VERB 63, AUX 2), want (VERB 54, NOUN 1), got (VERB 47, AUX 11), are (AUX 234, VERB 43)

Morphology

The form / lemma ratio of VERB is 1.682692 (the average of all parts of speech is 1.244453).

The 1st highest number of forms (9) was observed with the lemma “be”: ‘m, ‘re, ‘s, am, are, be, is, was, were.

The 2nd highest number of forms (5) was observed with the lemma “begin”: began, begin, beginning, begins, begun.

The 3rd highest number of forms (5) was observed with the lemma “contain”: contain, contained, containing, contains, self-contained.

VERB occurs with 8 features: VerbForm (9425; 97% instances), Tense (7091; 73% instances), Mood (4398; 45% instances), Voice (1060; 11% instances), Number (832; 9% instances), Person (831; 9% instances), Case (300; 3% instances), Degree (1; 0% instances)

VERB occurs with 14 feature-value pairs: Case=Nom, Degree=Pos, Mood=Imp, Mood=Ind, Mood=Sub, Number=Sing, Person=1, Person=3, Tense=Past, Tense=Pres, VerbForm=Fin, VerbForm=Inf, VerbForm=Part, Voice=Pass

VERB occurs with 22 feature combinations. The most frequent feature combination is Mood=Ind|Tense=Past|VerbForm=Fin (2696 tokens). Examples: said, had, came, seemed, looked, went, felt, saw, made, got

Relations

VERB nodes are attached to their parents using 21 different relations: root (3549; 36% instances), conj (1505; 15% instances), advcl (1372; 14% instances), xcomp (828; 9% instances), acl (771; 8% instances), acl:relcl (611; 6% instances), ccomp (470; 5% instances), parataxis (327; 3% instances), csubj (147; 2% instances), appos (53; 1% instances), obj (26; 0% instances), dislocated (22; 0% instances), compound (13; 0% instances), discourse (10; 0% instances), obl (7; 0% instances), csubj:pass (6; 0% instances), amod (5; 0% instances), nmod (3; 0% instances), advmod (1; 0% instances), nsubj (1; 0% instances), reparandum (1; 0% instances)

Parents of VERB nodes belong to 14 different parts of speech: VERB (4171; 43% instances), (3549; 36% instances), NOUN (1301; 13% instances), ADJ (390; 4% instances), PRON (122; 1% instances), ADV (73; 1% instances), PROPN (55; 1% instances), AUX (50; 1% instances), NUM (6; 0% instances), INTJ (4; 0% instances), PART (3; 0% instances), ADP (2; 0% instances), CCONJ (1; 0% instances), SCONJ (1; 0% instances)

96 (1%) VERB nodes are leaves.

837 (9%) VERB nodes have one child.

1690 (17%) VERB nodes have two children.

7105 (73%) VERB nodes have three or more children.

The highest child degree of a VERB node is 17.

Children of VERB nodes are attached using 38 different relations: punct (6034; 17% instances), nsubj (5686; 16% instances), obl (4386; 12% instances), obj (3805; 10% instances), advmod (3041; 8% instances), mark (2490; 7% instances), aux (2198; 6% instances), conj (1459; 4% instances), advcl (1311; 4% instances), cc (1259; 3% instances), xcomp (1216; 3% instances), aux:pass (696; 2% instances), nsubj:pass (597; 2% instances), ccomp (505; 1% instances), compound:prt (378; 1% instances), parataxis (279; 1% instances), expl (217; 1% instances), discourse (123; 0% instances), dislocated (104; 0% instances), appos (80; 0% instances), cop (77; 0% instances), iobj (69; 0% instances), vocative (69; 0% instances), csubj (65; 0% instances), det (62; 0% instances), amod (31; 0% instances), compound (21; 0% instances), case (16; 0% instances), nmod:poss (14; 0% instances), acl (7; 0% instances), csubj:pass (7; 0% instances), orphan (7; 0% instances), nmod (5; 0% instances), acl:relcl (4; 0% instances), flat (4; 0% instances), fixed (3; 0% instances), nummod (1; 0% instances), reparandum (1; 0% instances)

Children of VERB nodes belong to 17 different parts of speech: NOUN (8126; 22% instances), PUNCT (6034; 17% instances), PRON (5541; 15% instances), VERB (4171; 11% instances), AUX (3022; 8% instances), ADV (2925; 8% instances), PART (1563; 4% instances), PROPN (1342; 4% instances), CCONJ (1263; 3% instances), SCONJ (1042; 3% instances), ADJ (651; 2% instances), ADP (393; 1% instances), INTJ (96; 0% instances), NUM (89; 0% instances), DET (63; 0% instances), X (4; 0% instances), SYM (2; 0% instances)