Head (definition)

From Scottish Gaelic Grammar Wiki
Revision as of 14:01, 19 November 2011 by Amtroy (talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search

A word whose syntactic category defines the type of phrase it is in. It is also the word that is modified by the other words in the phrase. For example in the noun phrase, “the child” child is the noun- and it is the head of the phrase.

See Also

External Links