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Noun Phrase

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The noun phrase is a phrase which is headed by a nominal constituent. This chapter discusses pre-nominal constituents of the noun phrase; post-nominal constituents of the noun phrase; personal pronouns; reflexive noun phrase; and definitive noun phrase. Adjectives may come either before or after the noun. Pre-nominal adjectives have a restrictive function, serving to identify or specify the referent of the head noun. Post-nominal adjectives usually have a non-restrictive function, merely providing further descriptive information about the nominal referent. In conclusion, some observations are made about internal hierarchical relations within the noun phrase.

Keywords: noun phrase; personal pronouns; post-nominal adjectives; pre-nominal adjectives

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