MULTEXT-East Morphosyntactic Specifications, Version 4

3.1.6. English Determiner

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Table 29. English Specification for Determiner
P Attribute (en) Value (en) Code (en)
0 CATEGORY Determiner D
1 Type demonstrative d
indefinite i
possessive s
general g
2 Person first 1
second 2
third 3
4 Number singular s
plural p
6 Owner_Number singular s
plural p
7 Owner_Gender masculine m
feminine f
neuter n
10 Wh_Type relative r
question q Notes

Definite and indefinite articles represented as values of "Type". MSD Index

This index gives the complete 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 (71,784 entries), and the fourth gives some examples as word-form/lemma. The list was extracted form the English MULTEXT-East lexicon.

Table 30. MSDs (16)
MSD (en) Features (en) Lexical entries Examples of usage
Dd Determiner Type=demonstrative 1 the
Di Determiner Type=indefinite 2 an/a, a
Ds--------r Determiner Type=possessive Wh_Type=relative 1 whose
Ds--------q Determiner Type=possessive Wh_Type=question 1 whose
Ds1---s Determiner Type=possessive Person=first Owner_Number=singular 1 my
Ds1---p Determiner Type=possessive Person=first Owner_Number=plural 1 our
Ds2 Determiner Type=possessive Person=second 1 your
Ds3---sm Determiner Type=possessive Person=third Owner_Number=singular Owner_Gender=masculine 2 'is/his, his
Ds3---sf Determiner Type=possessive Person=third Owner_Number=singular Owner_Gender=feminine 3 her, 'Er/her, 'er/her
Ds3---sn Determiner Type=possessive Person=third Owner_Number=singular Owner_Gender=neuter 1 its
Ds3---p Determiner Type=possessive Person=third Owner_Number=plural 1 their
Dg Determiner Type=general 4 some, no, each, any
Dg--------r Determiner Type=general Wh_Type=relative 2 which, whichever
Dg--------q Determiner Type=general Wh_Type=question 4 which, whichever, what, whatever
Dg--s Determiner Type=general Number=singular 10 tis/this, this, that, neither, much, little, less, every, either
Dg--p Determiner Type=general Number=plural 10 those, these, such, other, most, many, few, certain, both

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Date: 2010-05-12
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