Alex Chengyu Fang

Department of Phonetics and Linguistics
University College London
Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT

Phone 0171 380 7777 ext 3169
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The Adjective Phrase (AJP)

Overview      

   Function   

Explanation

   Realisation   

AJHD

Adjective phrase head

ADJ

AJPO

Adjective phrase postmodifier

AVP
CL
NP
PP

AJPR

Adjective phrase premodifier

AVP
NP

   
Example Research into the common localities of brain damage in amnesic patients has shown that the temporal lobes frontal lobes hippocampus and mamillary bodies are strongly related to memory functioning.
   
Output
- AJP(prd)
 AJPR AVP(inten)
  AVHD ADV(inten) {strongly}
 AJHD ADJ(edp) {related}
 AJPO PP()
  P PREP(phras) {to}
  PC NP()
   NPHD N(com,sing) {memory functioning}
   
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Author: Alex Chengyu Fang - Last updated: 23 September 1997