Substantive ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/Substantive


Thing
      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Part Of Speech Property
                        |_ Substantive


Definition:

A substantive is a member of the syntactic class in which the names of physical, concrete, relatively unchanging experiences are most typically found whose members may act as subjects and objects, and most of whose members have inherently determined grammatical gender (in languages which inflect for gender) [Crystal 1997,264; Givon 1984,51-52; Payne 1997,33].




PropertiesValuesDefinition

+ submit an issue User Submitted Issues