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Glossary beginning with P

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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.