Noun phrase

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A noun phrase is a referential expression that can serve as an argument of a verb or an adposition and generally consists of a noun plus (in some languages obligatory) determiners plus optional modifiers.

Synonyms

  • NP
  • term (in Functional Grammar)
  • nominal
  • nominal group (e.g. Russian imennaja gruppa)
  • nominal syntagm (e.g. German Nominalsyntagma)

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