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vocative: vocative

We use the vocative relation when the speaker of the sentence calls the addressee by their name or appellation, which depends on the head of the main clause.

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1	爺爺	_	NOUN	_	_	3	vocative	_	grandpa
2	,	_	PUNCT	_	_	1	punct	_	_
3	是	_	VERB	_	_	0	root	_	be
4	不	_	ADV	_	_	5	advmod	_	NEG
5	是	_	VERB	_	_	3	conj	_	be
6	很	_	ADV	_	_	7	advmod	_	very
7	累	_	ADJ	_	_	3	ccomp	_	tired
8	?	_	PUNCT	_	_	3	punct	_	_

1	"Grandpa,	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
2	you're	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
3	tired,	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
4	aren't	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
5	you?"	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_

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1	你	_	PRON	_	_	2	nsubj	_	2SG
2	放心	_	VERB	_	_	0	root	_	rest-assured
3	吧	_	PART	_	_	2	discourse:sp	_	SP
4	,	_	PUNCT	_	_	5	punct	_	_
5	校長	_	NOUN	_	_	2	vocative	_	principal

1	"Rest	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
2	assured,	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_
3	Principal."	_	_	_	_	0	_	_	_


vocative in other languages: [bej] [bg] [bm] [cop] [cs] [de] [el] [en] [es] [eu] [fi] [fr] [fro] [ga] [gsw] [hy] [it] [ja] [kk] [pcm] [pt] [ru] [sv] [swl] [tr] [u] [uk] [urj] [yue] [zh]