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det: determiner

The det relation applies to the head of a nominal and its determiner. All determiners are tagged DET, and thus all words with the tag will be a det dependent. Classifiers may also function as determiners (see further below).

# visual-style 3 1 det	color:blue
# visual-style 1	bgColor:blue
# visual-style 1	fgColor:white
# visual-style 3	bgColor:blue
# visual-style 3	fgColor:white
1	呢	_	DET	_	_	3	det	_	this
2	餐	_	NOUN	_	_	1	clf	_	CL:meal
3	飯	_	NOUN	_	_	0	root	_	meal

1	"this	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
2	meal"	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_

# visual-style 2 1 det	color:blue
# visual-style 1	bgColor:blue
# visual-style 1	fgColor:white
# visual-style 2	bgColor:blue
# visual-style 2	fgColor:white
1	邊	_	DET	_	_	2	det	_	which
2	位	_	NOUN	_	_	0	root	_	CL:person

1	"Which	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
2	person?"	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_

# visual-style 2 1 det	color:blue
# visual-style 1	bgColor:blue
# visual-style 1	fgColor:white
# visual-style 2	bgColor:blue
# visual-style 2	fgColor:white
1	每	_	DET	_	_	2	det	_	every
2	次	_	NOUN	_	_	0	root	_	CL:time

1	"every	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
2	time"	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_

Classifiers are treated as determiners in the syntax when a noun phrase begins with a bare classifier. In Cantonese, this may occur both preverbally and postverbally. In preverbal position, it has a definite interpretation; in postverbal position, it may be ambiguous between definite and indefinite interpretations.

# visual-style 4 3 det	color:blue
# visual-style 4	bgColor:blue
# visual-style 4	fgColor:white
# visual-style 3	bgColor:blue
# visual-style 3	fgColor:white
1	買	_	VERB	_	_	0	root	_	buy
2	咗	_	AUX	_	_	1	aux	_	PERF
3	本	_	NOUN	_	_	4	det	_	CL:book
4	書	_	NOUN	_	_	1	obj	_	book

1	"bought	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
2	a/the	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
3	book"	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_


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