Verbal ( Concept )

      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Part Of Speech Property
                        |_ Predicator
                              |_ Verbal

Direct SubConcepts:

Auxiliary  CoVerb  ConVerb  Copula  Copulative  ExistentialMarker  Proverb  


A Verbal is a part of speech whose members typically signal events and actions; constitute, singly or in a phrase, a minimal predicate in a clause; govern the number and types of other constituents which may occur in the clause; and, in inflectional languages, may be inflected for tense, aspect, voice, modality, or agreement with other constituents in person, number, or grammatical gender [Crystal 1997, 409; Givon 1984, 52; Payne 1997, 47].

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