Glossary beginning with P
A computer program. In linguistics, parsing, or formally syntactic analysis, is the process of analyzing a sequence of tokens to determine its grammatical structure with respect to a given grammar. For this task, Connexor's Machinese Syntax is the best option.
- Part-of-Speech (PoS)
A class of words sharing important syntactic or semantic features and which may occur in similar positions or fulfil similar functions in a sentence.
- Part-of-Speech tagging
A process of analyzing and marking up the words in a text as corresponding to a particular part of speech, based on both its definition, as well as its context. Connexor Machinese Phrase Tagger is an example of a program that marks the words with PoS tags.
A structure in a language that forms a syntactic constituent of a clause.
- Proper noun
A noun which represents a name of certain entity, does not take a limiting modifier, and is usually capitalized in English.