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NP Small Clause: Tnx0N1
- The trees in this tree family are not anchored by
verbs, but by nouns. Small clauses are explained in much greater
detail in section 9.3. This section is
presented here for completeness. 5,595 nouns select this tree
- author, chair, dish
Dania is an author .
that blue, warped-looking thing is a chair .
those broken pieces were dishes .
- Declarative tree:
- See Figure 6.24.
Declarative NP Small Clause Trees: nx0N1
- Other available trees:
- wh-moved subject, wh-moved object, relative
clause on subject with and without comp, imperative, NP gerund,
adjunct (gap-less) relative clause with comp/with PP pied-piping.