Parsing Models for Adjectives



Parsing Models for Adjectives :



Each sentence has nouns, verbs, adjectives, pronouns, articles and adverbs. What is the nature of each word in the sentence? Noting the nature of each word is called Parsing. Here is an example for parsing the sentence for the words therein.

The sentence is…

The man who shot four tigers from an elephant's back on the first day of the hunt received a fine skin which gave him the greatest delight.

Now we have to parse this sentence for nouns, verbs, adjectives, pronouns, articles and adverbs. What is the nature of parts of speech? We have to notify each word in such a word so that the understanding of each word in that particular context will be clear.

THE - Definite Article

MAN - Common noun, masculine gender, singular number, nominative case, subject to the verb RECEIVED

WHO - Relative pronoun, masculine gender, singular number, third person - agreeing in gender, number and person with its antecedent man, nominative case, subject to the verb SHOT

SHOT – Verb

FOUR - Numeral adjective, cardinal, qualifying the noun TIGERS

TIGERS - Common noun, masculine gender, plural number, accusative case after the verb SHOT

From - Preposition, having BACK for its object

AN - Indefinite Article

ELEPHANT'S - Common noun, common gender, singular number, genitive case, qualifying the noun BACK

BACK - Common noun, neuter gender, singular number, accusative case after the preposition FROM

ON - Preposition, having DAY for its object

THE - Definite Article

FIRST - Numeral adjective, ordinal, qualifying the noun DAY

DAY - Common noun, neuter gender, singular number, accusative case after the preposition ON

OF - Preposition, having HUNT for its object

THE - Definite Article

HUNT - Abstract noun, neuter gender, singular number, accusative case after the preposition OF

RECEIVED – Verb

A - Indefinite Article

FINE - Adjective of quality, qualifying the noun SKIN

SKIN - Common noun, neuter gender, singular number, accusative case after the verb RECEIVED

WHICH - Relative pronoun, neuter gender, singular number, third person, having the clause RECEIVED A FINE SKIN as its antecedent, nominative case, subject to the verb GAVE

GAVE – Verb

HIM - Personal pronoun, masculine gender, singular number, third person, agreeing with its antecedent - man, dative case after the verb - gave (Indirect object)

THE - Definite Article

GREATEST - Adjective of quality, superlative degree, qualifying the noun DELIGHT

DELIGHT - Abstract noun, neuter gender, singular number, accusative case, direct object to the verb GAVE

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  1. The Pronoun
  2. Pronouns
  3. Kinds of Pronouns
  4. Personal Pronouns
  5. Possessive Adjectives and Possessive Pronouns
  6. Possessive Adjectives
  7. Possessive Pronouns
  8. Reflexive Personal Pronouns
  9. Self-Pronouns
  10. Emphasizing Pronouns
  11. Uses of Reflexive Forms (Uses of Reflexive Pronouns)
  12. Demonstrative Pronouns
  13. Forms of Demonstrative Pronouns
  14. Antecedent Noun
  15. Indefinite Demonstrative Pronouns
  16. Conjunctive Pronouns
  17. Relative Pronouns
  18. The two uses of WHO and WHICH
  19. Uses of The Relative Pronouns
  20. Restrictive uses of WHO and WHICH
  21. Continuative uses of WHO and WHICH
  22. Omission of Relative Pronoun
  23. Where to omit Relative Pronoun?
  24. Interrogative Pronouns
  25. Forms of Interrogatives Pronouns
  26. Exclamatory Pronouns
  27. Parsing Models for Nouns
  28. Parsing Models for Pronouns
  29. Sentences with Pronouns


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