Pro Form ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/ProForm


Thing
      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Part Of Speech Property
                        |_ Pro Form

Direct SubConcepts:

Pronominal  InterrogativeProform  Proadjective  Proadverb  



Definition:

A ProForm is a partOfSpeech whose members usually substitute for other constituents, including phrases, clauses, or sentences, and whose meaning is recoverable from the linguistic or extralinguistic context [Schachter 1985,24-25; Crystal 1997,310].




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