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Definition Non-recursive verb groups, which include modals, auxiliary verbs, and medial adverbs, and end at the head verb or predicate adjective.


Metadata from Annotation

Properties Type Description
producer List of URI The software that produced the annotations.
rules List of URI The documentation (if any) for the rules that were used to identify the annotations.
type String The value type of the annotations produced.


Properties Type Description
vcType String or URI Values such as finite, non-finite, participle, modal, special (e.g., 'is going to investigate').
tense String or URI Provides tense information for the verb. Example values include BeVBG, BeVBN, FutCon, HaveVBN, Pas, PasCon, PasPer, PasPerCon, Per, Pre, PreCon, PrePer, PrePerCon, SimFut, SimPas, SimPre, none
voice String or URI Indicates if the verb group is active or passive. Possible values include ACTIVE, PASSIVE, or NONE
neg String or URI Indicates whether or not the verb is negated. Values include YES, NO.

Properties from Region

Properties Type Description
targets List of IDs IDs of a sequence of annotations covering the region of primary data referred to by this annotation. Used as an alternative to start and end to point to component annotations (e.g., a token sequence) rather than directly into primary data, or to link two or more annotations (e.g., in a coreference annotation).
start Integer The starting offset (0-based) in the primary data.
end Integer The ending offset (0-based) in the primary data.

Properties from Annotation

Properties Type Description
id String A unique identifier associated with the annotation. [Required]

Properties from Thing

Properties Type Description
alternateName String An alias for the item.

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