MULTEXT-East Morphosyntactic Specifications, Version 4

3.4.8. Czech Conjunction

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Table 127. Czech Specification for Conjunction
P Attribute (en) Value (en) Code (en)
0 CATEGORY Conjunction C
1 Type coordinating c
subordinating s
6 Number singular s
plural p
7 Person first 1
second 2
third 3 Notes

1. Conjunctions "abych", "abys", ..., "kdybych", ... are composed of the Conjunction "aby" or "kdyby" and the conditional particle ªbyº ("bych", "bys", "by", "bychom", "byste"). These Conjunctions are therefore specified for Person and Number for the sake of agreement relation.

2. The class of two-part Conjunctions has not been introduced. Combinations
PoS Type For Coo Sub Cli Numb Pers Examples
C c - - - - - - a, i, ba, neboť, ani
C s - - - - - - že, protože, zda
C s - - - - - 3 aby, kdyby
C s - - - - s [12] abych, abys, kdybych, kdybys
C s - - - - p [12] abychom, abyste, kdybychom, kdybyste MSD Index

This index gives the list of morphosyntactic descriptions (MSDs) and their features. In the table below, the first column gives the MSD, the second its expansion into a feature-structure, the third gives the number of entries in the lexicon (184,470 entries), and the fourth gives some examples as word-form/lemma. The list was extracted form the Czech MULTEXT-East lexicon.

Table 129. MSDs (7)
MSD Features Lexical entries Examples of usage
Cc Conjunction Type=coordinating 41 zato, zatímco, vždyť, však, to, tj, tak, sice, přece
Cs Conjunction Type=subordinating 52 že, žes/že, zda, zdali, zato, zatímco, tudíž, třebaže, třeba
Cs-----3 Conjunction Type=subordinating Person=third 2 kdyby, aby
Cs----s1 Conjunction Type=subordinating Number=singular Person=first 2 kdybych/kdyby, abych/aby
Cs----s2 Conjunction Type=subordinating Number=singular Person=second 2 kdybys/kdyby, abys/aby
Cs----p1 Conjunction Type=subordinating Number=plural Person=first 2 kdybychom/kdyby, abychom/aby
Cs----p2 Conjunction Type=subordinating Number=plural Person=second 2 kdybyste/kdyby, abyste/aby

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Date: 2010-05-12
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