Tibetan Nominalized Verb Phrases and Their Modeling in the Formal Grammar and the Computer Ontology

A. V. Dobrov, A. E. Dobrova, O. V. Dzhangolskaya, M. P. Smirnova, N. L. Soms


The Tibetan language is characterized by widespread of nominalizing particles and noun-nominalizers as well as different types of nominalization constructions (clausal nominalization, action nominalization). Regular nominalizers (i.e., nominalizing particles) convert a verb or a verb phrase into a semantically neutral proposition that can be used in a nominal context. Noun-nominalizers can also function as nouns and usually occur in ambiguous context. Such nominalizers add specific meaning to the newly formed proposition. The phenomenon of nominalization is still subject to thorough investigation based on corpus data. Given article describes different types of nominalizers, types of constructions with them, and methods of their modeling in the formal grammar and the computer ontology.

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DOI: 10.25559/INJOIT.2307-8162.08.202011.57-63

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