Relative Clause (definition)
A relative clause is a clause that modifies a noun. For example, the bold phased strings in the following sentences are clauses that modify the italicized noun. They are often introduced with a wh-word or a complementizer, although these can be omitted.
- the man who I saw last week
- the book that I left on the table
- Clause (definition)
- Noun Phrases
- Relative Clauses
- Indirect (definition)
- Direct (definition)
- Relative Future (definition)
- Wikipedia article on relative clause: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Relative_clause
- Matthews, P. H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.