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CD3366 Term Project Spring 2004
Elements of the Noun Phrase
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Initiator +

Determiner +

Adjective +

Noun +

Modifier

Only, a few of, just, at least, less than, nearby, especially, partially, even, merely, almost

Quantifier: all, both, half, no, one-tenth, some, any, either, each, every, twice, triple

Article: The, a, an

Possessive: my, yours, his, her, its, our, your, their

Demonstratives: this, that, these, those

Numerical term: one, two, thirty, one thousand

Possessive:

Nouns: mommys, childrens

Ordinal: first, next, next to last, last, final, second

Adjective:

Blue, cit, little, fat, old, fast, circular, challenging

Descriptor:

Shopping (center), baseball (game), hot dog (stand)

Pronoun:

I, you, he. She, it, we, you, they, mine, yours, his, her, its, ours, theirs

Noun:

Boys, dog, feet, sheep, men and women, city of New York, Port of Chicago, leap of faith, matter of conscious

Prepositional phrase:

On the car, in the box, in the gray flannel suit,

Adjectival:

Next door, pictured by Renoir, eaten by, Martians, loved by her friends

Adverb:

Here, there

Embedded clause: who went with you, that you saw

Examples

 

 

 

 

Nearly

All the one hundred

old college

alumni

attending the even

Alsmot all of

her thirty

former brothers

clients

 

Nearly

half of your

old baseball

uniforms

in the closet