A report on List of glossing abbreviations

This article lists common abbreviations for grammatical terms that are used in linguistic interlinear glossing of oral languages in English.

- List of glossing abbreviations

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Dative case

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In grammar, the dative case (abbreviated, or sometimes when it is a core argument) is a grammatical case used in some languages to indicate the recipient or beneficiary of an action, as in "Maria Jacobo potum dedit", Latin for "Maria gave Jacob a drink".

Lative case

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In grammar, lative (abbreviated ) is a grammatical case which indicates motion to a location.

Benefactive case

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The benefactive case (abbreviated, or sometimes when it is a core argument) is a grammatical case used where English would use "for", "for the benefit of", or "intended for", e.g. "She opened the door for Tom" or "This book is for Bob".

Fig. 1 The Y-Model of Syntax, Semantics and Phonology

Focus (linguistics)

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Fig. 1 The Y-Model of Syntax, Semantics and Phonology
Left periphery structure, according to Rizzi (1997)
The syntactic/semantic tree of the sentence John only introduced [BILL] f to [SUE] f.

In linguistics, focus (abbreviated ) is a grammatical category that conveys which part of the sentence contributes new, non-derivable, or contrastive information.