Pro Verb ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/ProVerb


Thing
      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Part Of Speech Property
                        |_ Predicator
                              |_ Verbal
                                    |_ Pro Verb


Definition:

A proverb (frequently written "pro-verb") is a ProForm that substitutes for a verb or verb phrase. [Schachter 1985: 34]


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User Submitted Issues
Status: Pending Is this syntax? - Anthony Aristar
2010-06-16 14:45:51

Is proverb a genuinely distinct part-of-speech or is it a function of syntax?