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VERB: verb

Definition

A verb is a member of the syntactic class of words that typically signal events and actions, can constitute a minimal predicate in a clause, and govern the number and types of other constituents which may occur in the clause. Typically, A verb can be pre-modified by the negator 不 / except that those can be pre-modified by degree modifier like 好 / hǎo “very” are classified as ADJ.

Despite its use in copular constructions, 是 / shì “be” is tagged as a verb due to its other non-copular meanings and functions.

Examples


VERB in other languages: [bg] [bm] [cs] [da] [en] [et] [eu] [fi] [fro] [fr] [ga] [grc] [hu] [hy] [it] [ja] [kk] [kpv] [myv] [no] [pcm] [pt] [ru] [sl] [sv] [tr] [uk] [u] [urj] [yue] [zh]