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endocentric definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or concerning a team of syntactically related terms, at least one of which is functionally comparable to the event associated with the whole group. For example, the noun dining table into the noun phrase the old dining table is endocentric given that it has got the same grammatical are the entire noun expression.
    • Of or associated with a compound term whose referent is equivalent to the referent of one of their constituent components. For example, the noun blackboard is endocentric in that it means a kind of board.
    • satisfying equivalent grammatical part a single of their constituents e.g. the noun "houseboat" because "boat" can also be a noun
    • fulfilling the grammatical part of one of their constituents
    • Of or concerning a team of syntactically relevant words, at least one of which is functionally equivalent to the big event associated with entire group. For example, the noun table in noun expression the old dining table is endocentric as it gets the same grammatical are the entire noun term.
    • Of or regarding a compound term whoever referent is the same as the referent of just one of the constituent parts. As an example, the noun blackboard is endocentric because it relates to a type of board.
    • rewarding the same grammatical role a one of their constituents e.g. the noun "houseboat" because "boat" can also be a noun
    • fulfilling the grammatical part of 1 of the constituents
    • Of or concerning a small grouping of syntactically relevant words, one that is functionally comparable to the event associated with the entire group. Including, the noun table in the noun phrase the old table is endocentric because it has the same grammatical are the whole noun phrase.
    • Of or relating to a compound term whoever referent is equivalent to the referent of one of its constituent components. Like, the noun blackboard is endocentric for the reason that it describes a kind of board.
    • rewarding equivalent grammatical role a-one of the constituents e.g. the noun "houseboat" because "boat" can also be a noun
    • satisfying the grammatical part of just one of its constituents
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